Read This: The Prop 8 Trial Closing Arguments

The closing arguments in the lawsuit challenging California's ban on same-sex marriage were delivered on Wednesday. Cameras weren't allowed into the courtroom, but there were plenty of observers blogging the proceedings. 

But you don't need to get the arguments filtered. Below is the transcript of what went on, which we initially saw posted in the Sacramento News & Review.

We haven't read all the way through it yet. The thing's 164 pages long. As a court transcript, though, the font's plenty large and the paragraphs are double-spaced. A quick skim through it is as fascinating as everything related to

Perry vs. Schwarzenegger

has been: The lawyers examine the very nature of relationships, marriage and sexuality to make their points about Proposition 8.

Perry Closing Arguments 6-16-10 Ts

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