Tag: California

BREAKING: Prop 8 ruling expected Tuesday

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is expected to rule Tuesday on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban. Below is the official announcement from the court’s public...

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Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8 to be televised

The seven-member California State Supreme Court will hear arguments Sept. 6, on whether state law gives the anti-gay group which pushed for passage of  Proposition 8, the voter approved state constitutional amendment banning gay...

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Landmark gay history bill goes to Calif. governor

JUDY LIN | Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers on Tuesday sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in social...

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Judge rejects motion to vacate Prop 8 ruling

Judge Vaughn Walker A federal judge today upheld a ruling declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional, rejecting a motion to vacate the ruling on the grounds that the judge who issued it is gay. Chief U.S. District Judge James Ware...

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DOMA ruled unconstitutional by bankruptcy court

A federal bankruptcy court in California on Monday ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles ruled that it is...

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California Supreme Court Accepts Prop 8 Question

The California Supreme Court has decided to accept the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals request to decide whether the Defendant-Intervenor’s in Perry v Schwarzenegger (the Proposition 8 case) have standing under California...

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