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  • Proposition 8 trial video at center of legal debate

    Proposition 8 trial video at center of legal debate
    A federal judge in San Francisco, hearing arguments on whether to make public videotapes of last year’s trial on Proposition 8, said Monday he generally favored the trend of bringing cameras into the courtroom but also was concerned about obeying...
  • 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...
  • California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments

    California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments
    The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether conservatives who sponsored Proposition 8 are entitled to appeal last year's federal ruling that overturned the 2008 same-sex marriage ban. The court's ruling, due 90 days after...
  • State justices seem to favor allowing proponents to defend Prop. 8

    The California Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to give sponsors of ballot initiatives the right to defend them in court, a key issue in the federal dispute over Proposition 8. During an hour of arguments, several state high court justices...
  • On the Radar: No more cruising (signs), star kicked off flight and Walt Disney's former estate

    Silver Lake residents are asking that the city removes "No Cruising" signs erected along Griffith Park Boulevard and Hyperion Avenue, the Eastsider LA reported. “Cruising,” in this case, refers to searching for sex partners. The signs were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Can we disagree, still maintain standing?

    Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” The survey was...
  • In Theory

    Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” Fifty-six...
  • Small Wonders: Honor them for what they've done

    You know what I like best about Sequoia National Park? The fact that conservationist John Muir walked off its dusty trails and into a warm bed with a woman. What inspires me most about Neil Armstrong? That a straight man was willing to take one small...
  • California Supreme Court to hear Proposition 8 case Sept. 6

    TheĀ  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...