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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • 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...
  • Prop. 8 backers lose effort to block campaign finance records from view

    Prop. 8 backers lose effort to block campaign finance records from view
    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...
  • GOP leader urges Prop. 8 author to exit Assembly race

    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...
  • Media won't be barred from JPL 'intelligent design' case, judge rules

    Media won't be barred from JPL 'intelligent design' case, judge rules
    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...
  • 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,&...
  • Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California

    Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California
    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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...