Here is the conclusion to the ruling just issued by the California Supreme Court:

ruling Anti Gay Activists Have Standing to Appeal Prop 8 Ruling, Says California Supreme Court

Therefore, the Ninth Circuit will now rule on the merits of the appeal to the Prop 8 ruling. If you want to read the whole opinion, Jeremy has it.

And here is Matt Baume of AFER explaining what this all means. He explains that, while this might look like a setback, it really isn’t.:

The point is that the more that courts actually have to rule on the quality of the bigots’ arguments, the more they lose.