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  • Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules

    Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules
    A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California's ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for theU.S. Supreme Courtto rule on gay marriage as early as next year. The 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that...
  • Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple

    Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple
    Long-time partners Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo pride themselves on being informed voters, so when the Prop. 8 campaign gained momentum in 2008, the Burbank residents were disturbed by the proliferation of material that they felt cast gay marriage as...
  • Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling

    Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling
    Opponents of same-sex marriage said Tuesday they planned to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider this month’s 2-1 ruling that struck down Proposition 8, California’s 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage. ProtectMarriage, the...
  • Engaged: Suzanne Fontenot Clark and Stephen Charles Welker

    Jerry Ernest and Judith Anne Clark of Clifton Forge, Va., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Suzanne Fontenot Clark, to Stephen Charles Welker, son of William S. and Frances Howe Welker of Glendale. The wedding ceremony...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • Small Wonders: A warm, reassuring hand

    While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Aug. 15, 2009. What would you tell two starry-eyed people who were about to embark on the rosy path of marriage? My...
  • In Theory: How should we address domestic abuse?

    In Glendale, 339 cases of domestic violence were reported to police in 2010. The department's latest figures, as of September of this year, are 238. But many women don't report assaults to the police, and others report them to organizations like the YWCA....
  • Prop. 8 judge's relationship at center of appeals court hearing

    Prop. 8 judge's relationship at center of appeals court hearing
    A federal appeals court will hear arguments Thursday on whether a trial judge’s decision to strike down Proposition 8 should be overturned because the jurist failed to disclose he was in a long-term same-sex relationship. During a two-hour hearing...
  • In Theory: A pastor fumbles a difficult situation

    A Mississippi church is coming under fire for blocking an African American couple from getting married there two days before the ceremony was due to happen. Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson had been attending the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs for...
  • Rep. Schiff applauds Obama's gay marriage position

    Rep. Schiff applauds Obama's gay marriage position
    Saying it was his "sincere hope that marriage equality will soon become the law of the land," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today applauded President Obama's announcement in an interview with ABC News that he supports the right of same-sex couples to...
  • Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals

    Obama's gay marriage comment draws cheers from locals
    Local gays and lesbians on Wednesday applauded President Obama’s public support of same-sex marriage, calling the announcement a pivotal moment in their fight for equality. In explaining the “evolution” of his view on gay marriage...
  • Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California

    Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California
    The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban. U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...