A U.S. Supreme Court debate over cameras loomed large, but trial continued Wednesday in San Francisco over California’s same-sex marriage ban. And in a few key exchanges, lawyers defending Proposition 8 revealed how they will counteract accusations that the “yes” campaign was motivated by bias against gays.

On cross-examination, Cooper & Kirk partner David Thompson asked Yale University professor George Chauncey about President Barack Obama’s opposition to same-sex marriage.

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