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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

    Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
    Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
  • Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay

    Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay
    Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...
  • Kamala Harris' decision to defend the death penalty is the right one

     Kamala Harris' decision to defend the death penalty is the right one
    State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris' decision to appeal a federal district court ruling that found the death penalty in California unconstitutional is a welcome example of putting professional responsibility over personal politics: Harris opposes the death...
  • Gay marriage proves just too modern for judge in Louisiana case

    Gay marriage proves just too modern for judge in Louisiana case
    The legal juggernaut of challenges to prohibitions on same-sex marriage continued Monday with oral arguments in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals over bans in Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada. Last week two judicial decisions were issued, one by a federal...
  • Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

    Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections
    The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students. "Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers...
  • Gay groups upbeat as court questions Nevada, Idaho gay marriage bans

    Gay groups upbeat as court questions Nevada, Idaho gay marriage bans
    After months of rulings around the country in favor of gay marriage, a federal appeals court Monday appeared to need little convincing that bans on same-sex nuptials in Nevada and Idaho should be overturned. Three U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • It's time for the Supreme Court to uphold gay marriage

     It's time for the Supreme Court to uphold gay marriage
    It's unusual when the winners of a case ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of their victory. But that is exactly the plea being made by lawyers for same-sex couples who successfully challenged bans on such unions in Virginia, Oklahoma and Utah....
  • Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video

    Outfest 2013: Documentary "Bridegroom" is based on YouTube video
    Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...
  • Sundance 2014: The making of 'The Case Against 8' [Video]

    Sundance 2014: The making of 'The Case Against 8' [Video]
    PARK CITY, Utah -- How does it feel to have audiences moved to tears while watching your film? What happens when your documentary takes five years to make? How do you tackle a subject that has become a national controversy? PHOTOS: Sundance Film...
  • 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-...
  • 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...