Tag: constitutionality

Prop 8 supporters still want judge disqualified

Lawyers file brief claiming Vaughn Walker’s ruling striking down gay marriage ban should be invalidated because he is gay and in a relationship with a man LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press editor@dallasvoice.com SAN FRANCISCO — The...

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Boehner says House will defend DOMA

Speaker John Boehner Republican Speaker John Boehner says House leaders will appoint a lawyer to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, in the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to no longer do so. “It...

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We don’t all have the luxury of time

The American Foundation for Equal Rights, the organization behind the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, has asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to lift its injunction and allow...

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Prop 8 case sent to Calif. Supreme Court

LGBT advocates frustrated over delay Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service A 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel surprised many Proposition 8 observers Tuesday, Jan. 4 when it suddenly issued five documents relating to the case....

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DOJ appeals injunction halting DADT

Advocates warn LGBT servicemembers not to come out until questions are settled From Staff and Wire Reports The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday, Oct. 14 asked a federal district judge to allow the military to continue...

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Letters • 08.20.10

Why do we fight for a word? This week the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its decision to halt the granting of same-sex marriage licenses in California until it considers the constitutionality of the state’s same-sex...

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