| Feb 29, 2012
| 8:10 AM
A new poll shows a significant increase in support by California voters for gay marriage.
A new Field Poll found that 59% of respondents favored gay marriage while 34% opposed it. Three years ago, the poll found that 52.3% favored same-sex unions while...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:52 AM
Supporters of the 2008 ballot measure that outlawed same-sex marriage in California lost their effort Thursday to block their past and future campaign finance records from public view because of alleged harassment of their donors.
A federal judge in...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Assembly Republican leader Connie Conway is urging donors in the Sacramento suburbs to push the author of Proposition 8 out of a heated Assembly race and rally around the GOPincumbent.
In a letter to donors this week, Conway said Andy Pugno, author of...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:25 PM
A Los Angeles judge rejected a request Wednesday afternoon by Jet Propulsion Laboratory attorneys to bar the media when employees testify in a workplace discrimination case.
The case is based on former JPL systems administrator David Coppedge’s...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:10 AM
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,&...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 3:16 PM
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,...
| Aug 7, 2010
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...
| Aug 12, 2010
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....
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:29 AM
The legal battle over Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that reinstated a ban on same-sex marriage, will go before the California Supreme Court on Sept. 6, when the justices will hear arguments on whether initiative proponents are entitled to defend...