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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • 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...
  • California Supreme Court to hear Proposition 8 case Sept. 6

    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...
  • 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...
  • Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules

    Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules
    A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California's ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for theU.S. Supreme Courtto rule on gay marriage as early as next year. The 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that...
  • Antonovich bemoans Prop. 8 ruling by 'activist judges'

    Antonovich bemoans Prop. 8 ruling by 'activist judges'
    In the wake of a landmark U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Tuesday overturning Proposition 8, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich released a statement admonishing what he called "activist judges with a political correctness agenda"...
  • Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple

    Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple
    Long-time partners Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo pride themselves on being informed voters, so when the Prop. 8 campaign gained momentum in 2008, the Burbank residents were disturbed by the proliferation of material that they felt cast gay marriage as...
  • Schiff, Sherman back gay marriage

    Schiff, Sherman back gay marriage
    A landmark appellate court decision Tuesday overturning Proposition 8 prompted a range of reactions from local political officials. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, whose district includes Burbank, Glendale and La Crescenta, blasted the 2-...
  • Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling

    Gay marriage foes to ask appeals court to review Prop. 8 ruling
    Opponents of same-sex marriage said Tuesday they planned to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider this month’s 2-1 ruling that struck down Proposition 8, California’s 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage. ProtectMarriage, the...
  • Poll finds big increase in support for gay marriage in California

    Poll finds big increase in support for gay marriage in California
    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...