Full coverage of same-sex marriage, Proposition 8

Full coverage of same-sex marriage, Proposition 8

Gay marriage chronology

9:02 AM PDT, May 31, 2012

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Gay marriage chronology

March 6, 2009

California Supreme Court looks unlikely to kill Proposition 8

The California Supreme Court strongly indicated Thursday it would rule that Proposition 8 validly abolished the right for gays to marry but would allow same-sex couples who wed before the November election to remain legally married.

Prop. 8 opponents rally across California to protest gay-marriage ban

November 16, 2008

Prop. 8 opponents rally across California to protest gay-marriage ban

Expressing anger, disappointment and humor, thousands of gay-rights advocates marched across the state and nation Saturday in largely peaceful protests against California's passage of an initiative banning same-sex marriage.

The law and Prop. 8

November 10, 2008

The law and Prop. 8

Is Proposition 8 the last word on same-sex marriage in California? A debate that started this year in the state Supreme Court met its latest verdict at the ballot box Tuesday. But in the coming months, the issue will be back in front of the court, which has to sort through two important legal questions.

Prop. 8 protesters target Mormon temple in Westwood

November 7, 2008

Prop. 8 protesters target Mormon temple in Westwood

More than a thousand gay-rights activists gathered Thursday afternoon outside the Mormon temple in Westwood to protest the role Mormons played in passing Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California.

Voters approve Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriages

November 5, 2008

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Voters approve Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriages

UPDATE: Voters approve Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriages. With more than 95% of the vote counted, the measure leads 52.1% to 47.9%.

Proposition 8: The battle over gay marriage

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Proposition 8: The battle over gay marriage

May 17, 2008

FROM THE ARCHIVES

Gay marriage ban overturned

The California Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage Thursday in a broadly worded decision that would invalidate virtually any law that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation.

After disappointments, hope for dignity and a ceremony

The slights are mostly small, but cumulative. Maybe it's the blank, slightly confused expression on someone's face when Jim Smith introduces his "domestic partner." Or the extra fee that rental car agencies charge if they both want to drive the car, because they are not married. Or the tax forms they cannot file jointly.

May 17, 2008

Same-sex case weighed on chief justice

In the days leading up to the California Supreme Court's historic same-sex marriage ruling Thursday, the decision "weighed most heavily" on Chief Justice Ronald M. George -- more so, he said, than any previous case in his nearly 17 years on the court.

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