| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:06 PM
The Supreme Court took no action Friday on a series of pending appeals involving gay marriage, putting off until at least next week a decision on which cases to hear.
The justices met behind closed doors to debate cases involving the Defense of Marriage...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The Supreme Court announced Friday it will rule for the first time on same-sex marriage by deciding the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, the voter initiative that limited marriage to a man and a woman.
The justices also said they...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo were catapulted onto the national stage Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would rule on constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, the voter-approved same-sex marriage ban that...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election, some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here.
But as soon as this month...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has pushed back by 10 days the date on which it will consider whether to review the issue of gay marriage in California, according to lawyers in the case.
The court had been set to discuss whether to grant review of Hollingsworth...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:02 PM
I read with interest the Oct. 6 letter to the editor, “Gatto sides with special interests,” by Ryan Welsie Ford, where the newspaper allowed a member of the Republican Central Committee to criticize Assemblyman Mike Gatto. While I certainly...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on?
Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
California’s top law enforcement officer told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned because its sole purpose was to “strip loving relationships of validation and dignity...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Three political committees that fought a 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage in California have agreed to pay $80,000 in fines to the state ethics agency after admitting they violated campaign finance rules.
The fines come less than a month after...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The author of Proposition 8 is vowing to continue his fight for an Assembly seat in the Sacramento suburbs, despite an earlier pledge to drop out if he failed to finish first in the June primary.
Andy Pugno, who drafted the ballot measure banning same-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The price of admission to last weekend's play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play.
Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, "8," dramatizes the 2010 trial...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Four years ago, many gay rights advocates shook their heads when super-lawyers Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they would challenge California's ban on gay marriages in federal court and take the case all the way to the U.S....