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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Some Mozilla employees ask CEO to resign for his support of Prop 8

    Some Mozilla employees ask CEO to resign for his support of Prop 8
    Multiple employees of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, have asked new Chief Executive Brendan Eich to step down for his support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-sex couples. Mozilla appointed...
  • Same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court, again

    Same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court, again
    Last year, as the Supreme Court was considering cases on both Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, this page urged the justices to issue a ruling making it clear that state bans on same-sex marriage violated the Constitution. Instead, the...
  • Letters: California's missed chance on marriage

    Letters: California's missed chance on marriage
    Re "Gay marriage, in court again," Editorial, Jan. 29 With the Proposition 8 case last year, the Supreme Court might well have been forced to rule on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. Instead, Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris...
  • Think gay marriage is a product of activist judges? Think again.

    This year started out well for same-sex marriage. On Jan. 1, Maryland became the ninth state to recognize the marriages of gay and lesbian couples. And it ended even better. Several votes and a smattering of court rulings later, the number of states...
  • A Prop. 8-style attack on transgender student rights

    Here's something that California doesn't need: a replay of Proposition 8 in slightly different form. But it may get one. Opponents of a new state law that expands the rights of transgender students say they have submitted enough signatures to place a...
  • So Mozilla employees don't like the new boss' politics? Live with it.

    It would be pretty unthinkable for the CEO of a company to demand the resignation of employees because they supported political or social campaigns with which the boss disagreed. So what has given a number of Mozilla employees the idea that it’s...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns under fire for supporting Prop. 8

    Just days after taking the job, Brendan Eich has resigned as chief executive of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, after coming under fire for his 2008 support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-...
  • Mozilla CEO Steps Down Amid Anti-Gay Furor

    Brendan Eich, the embattled CEO of Mozilla, has decided to step down after the recent uproar over his 2008 political contributions opposing gay marriage. The maker of the popular Firefox Web browser announced the news on its blog Thursday. "We know...
  • 'Case Against 8,' about overturn of Proposition 8, headed to theaters

    Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend. The...
  • In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps

    In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps
    SAN FRANCISCO — Anxious about last summer's ruling on Proposition 8, sponsors of California ballot measures are going to considerable lengths to ensure they will be able to defend them if the state doesn't. Nearly 1 in 4 proposed initiatives...
  • Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?

    Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage treats gays as second-class citizens and should be overturned, an attorney representing a lesbian couple argued Tuesday at the start of the latest legal challenge to such laws. The case is being closely watched for...