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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Chances of reviving Prop. 8 appear dim after court rejects latest bid

    Chances of reviving Prop. 8 appear dim after court rejects latest bid
    The California Supreme Court's decision this week to reject an attempt to revive Proposition 8 does not bar future attempts to stop gay marriages, but the chance of any new bid succeeding appears dim. The state high court's action Wednesday ended the...
  • California Supreme Court rejects bid to revive Prop. 8

    California Supreme Court rejects bid to revive Prop. 8
    SAN FRANCISCO --  The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to revive Proposition 8, ending the last remaining legal challenge to same-sex marriage in the state. Meeting in closed session, the state high court rejected arguments  by...
  • A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving

    A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving
    One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
  • Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases

    Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases
    German graphic designer Benedikt Gross was flying into Los Angeles for the first time when he gazed out the jetliner's window and was mesmerized by the hundreds of shimmering blue swimming pools tiling the landscape below. The image of all those...
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris takes aim at another law she doesn't like

    Joining with counterparts from five other states and the District of Columbia, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court implicitly arguing that California’s ban on racial preferences by state...
  • Prop. 8 backers behind effort to repeal transgender law

    Prop. 8 backers behind effort to repeal transgender law
    SAN FRANCISCO--The National  Organization for Marriage, which backed Proposition 8’s now defunct ban on same-sex marriage, announced Friday that it would work to repeal a new California law that permits  transgender students to use bathrooms that...
  • San Diego GOP power brokers map out comeback after Filner debacle

    SAN DIEGO — Republican Party leaders and their allies in the business community did not like it when a Democrat was elected mayor last November. Still shaken by the chaotic nine months of Bob Filner's tenure, including his feud with the tourism...
  • Boycotting Barilla pasta for anti-gay remarks? A couple of suggestions

    Boycotting Barilla pasta for anti-gay remarks? A couple of suggestions
    Gay rights activists have launched a boycott against Barilla after the CEO of the pasta behemoth said he would not use a gay couple in the company’s ads. Guido Barilla’s reasoning: Gays don’t fit in with the image of a “classic...
  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
  • Liza Minnelli silenced, but for a good reason

    "Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
  • Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Los Angeles-based gay rights group that launched the federal challenge of Proposition 8 has hired high-powered attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies to challenge Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The American Foundation...