(05-15) 12:40 PDT SAN FRANCISCO --
The seven justnesses on the Golden State Supreme Court and how they voted in Thursday's opinion legalizing same-sex marriage:
Chief Justice Ronald George, 68, a moderate Republican appointive by Gov. Pete Harriet Wilson in 1991. He wrote the 4-3 sentiment dramatic down the state prohibition on same-sex marriage, which he said go againsts the "fundamental constitutional right to constitute a household relationship."
Justice James Joyce Kennard, 67, a Republican appointive by Gov. Saint George Deukmejian in 1989. She is considered a moderate and joined the bulk opinion.
Justice Kathryn Batch Werdegar, 72, a Republican appointive by Harriet Wilson in 1994. She is considered a moderate and was portion of the bulk in the ruling.
Justice Carlos Moreno, 59, the court's lone Democratic appointee, named to the bench by Gov. Gray Davys in 2001. He is considered a moderate and voted with the majority.
Justice Marvin Baxter, 68, a Republican appointive by Deukmejian in 1990. He is considered a conservative and wrote a dissentient sentiment that accused the tribunal of substituting "its ain societal policy positions for those expressed by the people."
Justice Ming Dynasty Chin, 65, a Republican appointive by Harriet Wilson in 1996. He is considered a conservative and joined Baxter's dissentient opinion.
Justice Carol Corrigan, 59, a moderate Republican appointive by Gov. Matthew Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005. Her separate dissent said that the tribunal should not invalidate the prohibition but that "Californians should let our cheery and gay woman neighbours to name their labor unions marriages."
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