Californians ban gay marriage
CNN reports that 52 percent of voters approved Proposition 8 which eliminated the right of gay couples to marry.
The amendment overrides a state supreme court ruling in may that legalized same-sex marriage.
Voters in Arizona and Florida passed amendments that made marriage only a union between one man and one woman.
Arizona failed to pass a similar measure in 2006. this year 56 percent voted to ban it. in Florida 62 percent passed it.