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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Looking Out: What Supreme Court's decisions could mean for same-sex marriage, gay rights

    Looking Out: What Supreme Court's decisions could mean for same-sex marriage, gay rights
    Ten years to the day since the Supreme Court struck down sodomy laws that criminalized gay sex, the court will make history by ruling on same-sex marriage. In preparation for today's rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, which will...
  • Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California

    Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Wednesday for same-sex marriages to resume in California as the justices, in a procedural ruling, turned away the defenders of Proposition 8. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking for the 5-4 majority,...
  • Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage

    Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage
    Five words this morning from one of the Burbank residents whose fight to overturn Proposition 8 has taken him and his partner all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court:  “On way to SCOTUS. Hopeful.” Those words, posted by Paul Katami on...
  • Prop 8: Gay marriage could resume soon after Supreme Court ruling

    Prop 8: Gay marriage could resume soon after Supreme Court ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the sponsors of California's controversial Proposition 8 did not have the legal standing to appeal a 2010 ruling against the measure, a procedural act that cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California but avoided a...
  • Burbank plaintiff in Prop. 8 case: 'Today is a great day to be American'

    Burbank plaintiff in Prop. 8 case: 'Today is a great day to be American'
    Late last year, after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take up the Proposition 8 case, Paul Katami of Burbank – one of the lead plaintiffs – expressed what he hoped would happen at its end. “We hope that history has taught us one...
  • Supreme Court hands major victories to gay marriage movement

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave a major boost to marriage equality for gays and lesbians Wednesday, striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and clearing the way for gay marriages in California. The decisions by the high court do...
  • Gay rights activists here cheer Supreme Court ruling

    Gay rights activists here cheer Supreme Court ruling
    Gay and lesbian civil rights activists across Illinois applauded today’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, but the implications for same-sex couples here remain unclear. Because Illinois only...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban

    Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban
    SAN FRANCISCO -- 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,&...
  • Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California

    Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California
    WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriages will resume in California in a matter of weeks, lawyers who challenged the state's Proposition 8 said. "Let the marriages begin," attorney Ted Boutros declared to a crowd of supporters gathered on the sidewalk outside...
  • DOMA, John Rechy and the land of the free

    DOMA, John Rechy and the land of the free
    John Rechy should be proud. It was his 1963 novel "City of Night" — the story of a gay street hustler that took place, in part, in downtown’s Pershing Square — that helped carve out a place for gay writing in American literature. And...
  • Prop 8: Gay marriage plaintiff says ruling means 'You are equal'

    Reaction poured in from across California on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Proposition 8 proponents had no legal standing to defend the measure, clearing the way for same-sex marriage to resume in the state. The decision sends the case back to...