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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages

    California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages
    The California Supreme Court refused Monday to halt same-sex marriages while considering a legal bid to revive Proposition 8. In a brief order, the state high court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to...
  • California tells court to reject San Diego clerk's Prop. 8 bid

    California tells court to reject San Diego clerk's Prop. 8 bid
    California’s chief law enforcement officer urged the state high court Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned gay nuptials. Atty....
  • California high court again refuses to stop gay marriages

    California high court again refuses to stop gay marriages
    SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court refused for the second time to stop gays from marrying Tuesday, rejecting a bid by a San Diego County official who contends Proposition 8 remains state law. In a closed session, the state high court...
  • Burb's Eye View: The rights and the wrongs of plastic bags

    Burb's Eye View: The rights and the wrongs of plastic bags
    I get the default reaction to Burbank's soon-to-be-proposed ban on plastic shopping bags. I understand the warnings of "nanny state" and "Big Brother." This is the right reaction in a democracy where government should fear the people and not the other way...
  • Villaraigosa to wed Burbank Prop. 8 plaintiffs after court lifts gay marriage ban

    Villaraigosa to wed Burbank Prop. 8 plaintiffs after court lifts gay marriage ban
    Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo – plaintiffs who helped take Proposition 8 all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court – are slated to be married by outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa this evening. The announcement...
  • Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall

    Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall
    At Los Angeles City Hall Friday evening, with outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiating and a throng of media as witnesses, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo said the words they'd fought four long years to say: “I do.” A little more than...
  • Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage

    Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage
    Five words this morning from one of the Burbank residents whose fight to overturn Proposition 8 has taken him and his partner all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court:  “On way to SCOTUS. Hopeful.” Those words, posted by Paul Katami on...
  • Burbank plaintiff in Prop. 8 case: 'Today is a great day to be American'

    Burbank plaintiff in Prop. 8 case: 'Today is a great day to be American'
    Late last year, after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take up the Proposition 8 case, Paul Katami of Burbank – one of the lead plaintiffs – expressed what he hoped would happen at its end. “We hope that history has taught us one...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law professor who supported ban

    Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,” said...
  • Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision
    Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the scene was exactly what Paul Katami and his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, had hoped for when they started their journey more than three years ago. The highest court in the land had just...
  • Prop 8: Gay marriages can resume in California, court rules

    Prop 8: Gay marriages can resume in California, court rules
    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday cleared the way for gay marriages to resume in California. The court lifted its stay on an injunction which ordered state officials to stop enforcing Proposition 8. With the court's action, counties can...
  • Editorial: Battle for marriage rights began at local level

    Perhaps it was inevitable that the U.S. Supreme Court would confront the issue of same-sex marriage. But in the history of great civil rights advances in this country, key players rarely wait for Fate to make her move. Instead, they forge ahead and...