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Prop 8 supporters show some churches opposed ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers defending California's gay marriage ban started the ninth day of a federal trial by producing campaign fliers and other documents showing some churches in the state opposed the ballot measure that established the ban.

Stanford University professor Gary M. Segura spent his second day Thursday on the witness stand under cross-examination by David Thompson, a lawyer representing Proposition 8 backers.

Thompson sought to undercut Segura's earlier testimony that gays are politically powerless in the United States.

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