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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Gay wedding set for float in Rose Parade draws criticism

    Organizers of the Rose Parade are defending the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's plans to hold a same-sex wedding on its float amid criticism and complaints posted online. The float, titled “Living the Dream: Love Is the Best Protection,” was...
  • County clerks say they're ready for Proposition 8 ruling

    SACRAMENTO -- With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the future of same-sex marriage expected as early as Wednesday morning, county clerks say they’re prepared if same-sex unions in California are legalized. “We’re pretty much ready to...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- 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,&...
  • 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...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • Small Wonders: Why I'm still a Christian

    Small Wonders: Why I'm still a Christian
    As a columnist, I'm given some latitude in expressing how I feel while reporting the facts. I do so in hopes that my thoughts will resonate with readers and, agree or not, generate productive dialogue. With this in mind, let me tell you how I feel about...
  • In Theory: Reactions to Prop. 8 ruling

    A California federal judge struck down Proposition 8, the state's law that prohibits same-sex marriage, last week. What are your thoughts on this ruling?   Judge Walker needs to address our concern that his own sexual orientation clouded his judgment....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. appeals court seems unlikely to dismiss ruling against Prop. 8

    U.S. appeals court seems unlikely to dismiss ruling against Prop. 8
    A federal appeals court appeared unlikely Thursday to throw out a ruling against Proposition 8, the 2008 California measure that banned gay marriage, on the grounds the judge was in an undisclosed, long term same-sex relationship. A three-judge panel...
  • Court ruling on Prop. 8 will have far-reaching implications

    Court ruling on Prop. 8 will have far-reaching implications
    More than three years after California voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage, an appeals court on Tuesday is set to decide whether Proposition 8 violates the federal Constitution. During oral arguments more than a year ago, the three-judge panel...