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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Equality Florida urges advocates to hold off on same-sex marriage legal challenges

    A coalition of civil-rights groups led by Equality Florida, the ACLU, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and others is planning to eventually challenge the state's 2008 constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage. But "eventually" might not...
  • California tells court to reject San Diego clerk's Prop. 8 bid

    California tells court to reject San Diego clerk's Prop. 8 bid
    SAN FRANCISCO -- California’s chief law enforcement officer urged the state high court Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned gay...
  • California Supreme Court again refuses to stop gay marriage

    California Supreme Court again refuses to stop gay marriage
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court once again refused to stop gays from marrying, rejecting a bid Tuesday by a San Diego County clerk. In a closed session, the state high court turned down a request by San Diego County Clerk Ernest J....
  • Rick Santorum talks gay marriage, movie-making with Stephen Colbert

    Former senator and sweater-vest enthusiast Rick Santorum stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night where he and fellow Catholic Stephen Colbert discussed the Republican's foray into wholesome movie-making with "The Christmas Candle" and his plans...
  • California high court again refuses to stop gay marriages

    California high court again refuses to stop gay marriages
    SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court refused for the second time to stop gays from marrying Tuesday, rejecting a bid by a San Diego County official who contends Proposition 8 remains state law. In a closed session, the state high court...
  • Marin County GOP backs gay marriage

    Marin County GOP backs gay marriage
    SACRAMENTO -- The Marin County Republican Party has endorsed same-sex marriage in one of the first votes of its kind in the country. “This is our opportunity to redefine ourselves to the people of Marin County," said Kevin Krick, chairman of the...
  • Opponents gear up to fight transgender law

    SACRAMENTO — It seems pretty simple: If a student has male genitalia, the kid uses the boys' bathroom. If there are female organs, then it's the girls' room. Right? But what if the student wears a skirt, makeup and lipstick, and has a penis?...
  • Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot

    Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot
    Five years ago, the major social issue on the ballot was Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in California until it was invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. Next year, it may be a referendum on a new law...
  • 2013 Newsmaker: Burbank couple fought civil rights battle that changed the nation

    2013 Newsmaker: Burbank couple fought civil rights battle that changed the nation
    A Burbank couple made national headlines this year after successfully tackling Proposition 8, California's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage. Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, along with a lesbian couple from Berkeley, challenged the ban in...
  • Politics: Where Hollywood Mattered in 2013

    Show biz's impact on politics usually ends at the surface: The red carpet is rolled out each year for the White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, a celebrity draws publicity to a vague cause by testifying before a congressional panel, or a documentary...
  • Gay couple to marry on Rose Parade float

    Gay couple to marry on Rose Parade float
    Danny Leclair snapped a photo of two toy grooms holding hands. He then sent the photo via email to his longtime partner, Aubrey Loots, with a question: "Do you want to get married on a Rose Parade float?" Loots agreed, and on New Year’s Day...