Last night’s protest: Prop 8 rally

In San Francisco, hundreds of civil rights’ supporters blocked traffic and dozens of gay activists were arrested when the California Supreme Court announced yesterday afternoon that it would uphold Proposition 8 — a November ballot measure that reversed that state’s sanctioning of same-sex marriage.

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At a local protest near the Plaza last night, Kansas City residents were outraged at the decision but also saw the ruling as an opportunity. After the jump, photos from the rally and reactions from a state senator, an area minister and community activists.

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