Tag: U.S. Constitution

Experts: Prop 8 ruling may dodge high court

9th Circuit panel crafts its decision striking down California amendment narrowly, avoids question of whether other states can ban marriage LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Conservative critics like to point out...

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Teacher accuses TC College of discrimination

Gill says English Department chair at Northeast Campus told her the state and the school ‘do not like homosexuals’ Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com HURST — Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill...

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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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Gay divorce case appealed to TX Supreme Court

‘J.B.’ More than two years after he filed an uncontested petition for divorce, attorneys for the gay Dallas resident known as “J.B.” have appealed his case to the Texas Supreme Court. J.B. and his...

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Updates from California and Hawaii

The California Supreme Court justices announced today that they will be issuing an opinion on whether YesOn8.com, the group that successfully pushed for Proposition 8 amending the state’s constitution to ban same-sex...

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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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Oral arguments ‘promising’ in Prop 8 case

Judges grill attorneys from both sides on issue of standing, merits of federal case challenging California’s same-sex marriage ban Lisa Keen |  Keen News Service SAN FRANCISCO — Famed attorney Ted Olson told a 9th Circuit...

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