| Nov 17, 2011
| 8:57 AM
The California Supreme Court will issue a written opinion Thursday on whether conservatives who sponsored Proposition 8 are entitled to defend in court the measure that made same-sex marriage illegal in the state.
The court's ruling, which will be...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:06 AM
The California Supreme Court decided Thursday that the sponsors of Proposition 8 and other ballot measures are entitled to defend them in court, a ruling likely to spur federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn a federal appeals court decision that struck down Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that limited marriage to a man and a woman.
Protect Marriage, the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:06 AM
The campaign committee for Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage in California, faces $49,000 in fines for failing to properly report and handle political contributions it received.
The fines are proposed by the enforcement...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Assembly Speaker John A. Perez(D-Los Angeles) will soon be trying his hand at another profession: acting.
California's first openly gay speaker will join an all-star cast in San Francisco next month for a reading of "8," a play about the federal trial to...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:24 AM
A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected an appeal of February’s ruling that overturned Proposition 8, a move that is likely to send the debate over same-sex marriage to theU.S. Supreme Court.
The decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a federal appellate court's decision on Tuesday to deny an appeal against Proposition 8 -- paving the way for aU.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage -- "another step towards marriage equality."
The decision by...
| 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...