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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Opponents gear up to fight transgender law

    Opponents gear up to fight transgender law
    SACRAMENTO — It seems pretty simple: If a student has male genitalia, the kid uses the boys' bathroom. If there are female organs, then it's the girls' room. Right? But what if the student wears a skirt, makeup and lipstick, and has a penis?...
  • Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot

    Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot
    Five years ago, the major social issue on the ballot was Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in California until it was invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. Next year, it may be a referendum on a new law...
  • 'Ender's Game' producer: Don't throw out baby with the bath water

    In its bid at franchise-hood, “Ender’s Game” has been dinged by a number of factors, including a campaign by human rights groups to boycott the movie because of author Orson Scott Card’s anti-gay politics. But Roberto Orci, a...
  • Gay marriage opponents ask state court to deny marriage licenses

    Gay marriage opponents ask state court to deny marriage licenses
    Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the California Supreme Court on Friday to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, arguing that Gov. Jerry Brown lacked the authority to end enforcement of Proposition 8. ProtectMarriage,...
  • Gov. Brown ordered to respond to latest bid to halt gay weddings

    Gov. Brown ordered to respond to latest bid to halt gay weddings
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court on Friday ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to respond by 8 p.m. Friday to a legal bid to halt same-sex marriages. In an order signed by Chief Justice...
  • Supreme Court did the right thing

    In response to the July 6 letter to the editor, “Court's decision negates power of vote.” It can be unsettling to see the power of a vote reversed, but would the letter writer agree that interracial marriage in the U.S. should be illegal as...
  • Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision
    When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw. Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
  • Prop. 8: California Supreme Court refuses to stop gay weddings

    Prop. 8: California Supreme Court refuses to stop gay weddings
    The California Supreme Court refused Monday to stop gays from marrying while it considers a legal bid to revive Proposition 8. The court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to stop the issuing of marriage...
  • California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages

    California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages
    The California Supreme Court refused Monday to halt same-sex marriages while considering a legal bid to revive Proposition 8. In a brief order, the state high court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to...
  • Gay marriage is a gift for Southern California wedding industry

    Gay marriage is a gift for Southern California wedding industry
    Lisa Phillian has been a one-stop shop for hundreds of gay couples who wanted to tie the knot even before gay marriage was legal in California. Want to say "I do" on the beach? No problem — she's a wedding planner. Need a marriage license? She's...
  • San Diego County clerk files petition to halt same-sex marriages

    San Diego County clerk files petition to halt same-sex marriages
    SAN DIEGO -- The clerk of San Diego County filed a legal action Friday with the California Supreme Court seeking to block the issuance of marriage licenses for same-sex couples. The filing on behalf of Ernest Dronenburg Jr., a Republican and elected...