Tag: federal judge

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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Judge’s gay relationship at issue in Prop 8 case

Judge Vaughn Walker LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Rumors swirled that the federal judge who had struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban last summer was gay, but the lawyers charged with defending...

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History isn’t on Leppert’s side

Mayor Henry Ervay is buried in Oakland Cemetery near Fair Park. The following Dallas mayors have run for governor or senator and won: • ______________ That’s right. None. Mayor Ron Kirk (1995-2002) is actually the only...

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Texas legislator seeks ban on Sharia law

State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler This just in from the Twitters: Looks like right-wing State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, has filed a proposed constitutional amendment that would bar state courts from enforcing, considering or...

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Ban on Sharia law in Okla. ruled unconstitutional

Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange A federal judge stopped short of declaring Oklahoma voters a bunch of dumbasses, but she did rule that their attempt to outlaw Sharia law is unconstitutional, according to the Daily Oklahoman. U.S....

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Judge orders lesbian reinstated to Air Force

Ruling is 2nd this month declaring ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ unconstitutional GENE JOHNSON  |  Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — A federal judge ruled Friday, Sept. 24 that a decorated flight nurse discharged...

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