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The plaintiffs were Kristin Perry and ...
The plaintiffs were Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier, whose previously legal marriage was deemed void in California after the passing of Proposition 8, and partners Paul Katami and Jeffrey Zarrillo.
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Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo have been together over ten years.
Jeff is the general manager of a theater exhibition company.
Plaintiffs in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the ...
Plaintiffs in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the California Proposition 8 case, react on steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after justices cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. From left are, Jeff Zarrillo, and his partner Paul Katami, attorney David Boies, and Sandy Stier and her partner Kris Perry. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Proposition 8 case plaintiffs, Jeff Zarrillo, center, holds hands with his partner Paul Katami, right, as they leave the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, without a decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry, California Proposition 8 case. At far left is plaintiff Kris Perry. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)$RETURN$$RETURN$
Jeff Zarrillo, center, and ...
Jeff Zarrillo, center, and is embraced by his partner Paul Katami, right, as they meet with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, to talk about the court's 5-4 decision of the Hollingsworth v. Perry case, that cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Paul Katami and Jeff ...
Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, plaintiffs in the case, before a reading of 8, a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California s Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church in Canoga Park. (Hans Gutknecht/Los Angles Daily News)
CANOGA PARK - Four years after their suit was filed against California's Proposition 8 in a federal court, Paul Katami and partner Jeff Zarrillo said they just want to plan their wedding.
Katami and Zarrillo
, who along with a lesbian couple from Berkeley
are plaintiffs in the "Hollingsworth vs.
Katami said his relationship with Zarrillo
evolved to a point where they not only wanted to enjoy the same rights married couples have but to celebrate the relationship of their lives with loved ones with a real wedding.
For Zarrillo, a general manager at an AMC theatre, it's a simple question of whether the majority has the right to put the rights of a minority group up for a vote as Proposition 8 did.
"That's why the judicial system has to step in," said Zarrillo
, 39, "because the majority will always win."
8 and hearing first-hand from Zarrillo
and Katami in a special discussion after the play.