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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Officials powerless to stop proposed anti-gay initiative

    Officials powerless to stop proposed anti-gay initiative
    Over the decades, California has chiseled out some of its most colorful laws at the ballot box. There have been proposed initiatives seeking to allow public school children be able to sing Christmas carols, to require drug testing of state legislators,...
  • Utah passes landmark LGBT rights bill backed by Mormon leaders

    Utah passes landmark LGBT rights bill backed by Mormon leaders
    Utah’s Republican-controlled Legislature has passed a landmark bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace and housing market, while also protecting religious rights. The measure passed...
  • S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses

    S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses
    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is holding firm in the face of controversy that has erupted since he unveiled new morality clauses earlier this month for employees at high schools under his control. The clauses included in a new...
  • S.F. archbishop's imposition of morality clause at schools outrages many

     S.F. archbishop's imposition of morality clause at schools outrages many
    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone sparked a protest last summer when he ignored pleas from public officials to cancel his plans to march in Washington, D.C., against same-sex marriage. Now Cordileone has prompted fresh outrage in the...
  • End the cameraphobia in the Supreme Court

    End the cameraphobia in the Supreme Court
    In his 2014 end-of-the-year report on the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that courts “have proceeded cautiously when it comes to adopting new technologies in certain aspects of their own operations.” Very true,...
  • Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California

    Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California
    The pledge Tuesday by the Mormon Church to oppose housing and job discrimination against gays follows years of piercing church losses in California over gay rights, including one last week. The church opposed a new rule to bar California judges from...
  • Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

    Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights
    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal...
  • Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?

    Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?
    By agreeing to hear four same-sex marriage cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court probably will settle the issue once and for all by the end of June. The battles in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — the four states from which the cases under...
  • State high court's vote affecting Scout affiliation stirs debate anew

    When the California Supreme Court voted last week to prohibit state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination, Julia Kelety was not surprised. The issue, which had been roiling through the legal community for...
  • Supreme Court set to decide national debate on gay marriage

    Supreme Court set to decide national debate on gay marriage
    Setting the stage for its most significant ruling on gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it would resolve the two-decade legal battle over same-sex marriage. The justices agreed to hear cases from Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee,...
  • Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage

    Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage
    A single conversation with a gay or lesbian door-to-door canvasser had the ability to change attitudes on same-sex marriage in neighborhoods that overwhelmingly opposed such unions, according to new research. In a study conducted in Los Angeles County...