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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Proposition 8: Kind of a victory

    Proposition 8: Kind of a victory
    Is this a victory? In a practical sense, it’s tremendous news that the U.S. Supreme Court has paved the way for same-sex marriages to eventually resume in California. But as a statement of gay rights, the decision to return the case to the lower...
  • Prince Jackson expected to testify about father's final hours

    Michael Jackson's eldest child, Prince, will testify Wednesday in the King of Pop's wrongful death suit. Prince, 16, is expected to testify about what he saw on June 25, 2009, the day his father died in the family’s rented Holmby Hills mansion. ...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights

    Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights
    There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States. That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...
  • Prop 8: Gov. Brown calls for gay marriages to resume, may take weeks

    Prop 8: Gov. Brown calls for gay marriages to resume, may take weeks
    Gov. Jerry Brown ordered all California counties to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples once a lower court acts to implement Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling, which will open the path for such weddings to resume. “After years of struggle,...
  • Jerry Brown: Counties must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

    Gov. Jerry Brown said county clerks must soon begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the issue Wednesday. Brown has directed his Department of Public Health, which oversees marriage...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law professor who supported ban

    Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,” said...
  • Obama calls to congratulate Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Air Force One

    Obama calls to congratulate Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Air Force One
    President Obama called the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case from Air Force One, telling them: "We're proud of you guys." "You guys should be very proud of today," the president told the four California plaintiffs in the case in a brief call to a...
  • Gay-marriage rulings: Six stars who fought for same-sex marriage rights

    Gay-marriage rulings: Six stars who fought for same-sex marriage rights
    In the wake of the Supreme Court's decisions that help clear a path for gay marriage in this country, film and television stars are celebrating the landmark moment. Many of these celebrities have actively supported same-sex marriage for years, helping...
  • Prop 8: Woman in state's first same-sex marriage 'glad for everybody'

    Prop 8: Woman in state's first same-sex marriage 'glad for everybody'
    Phyllis Lyon smiled Wednesday morning as she made her way down the stairs inside San Francisco City Hall. The 88-year-old widow, half of the first same-sex couple to wed in California, joined state and city leaders to celebrate the Supreme Court's...
  • Gay rights groups' new goal: Nationwide victory in five years

    Gay rights groups' new goal: Nationwide victory in five years
    WASHINGTON -- With a victory in the Supreme Court now behind them, backers of same-sex marriage declared a new goal Wednesday -- a five-year campaign to strike down the laws in the remaining states that prohibit such unions. The legal trail that led...
  • Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage might not end battle

    Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage might not end battle
    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Proposition 8 brought immediate calls for gay marriage to resume in California. In Los Angeles, the head of the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center called Wednesday's decision a "historic victory" in what she described as...