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  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Brown asks U.S. Supreme Court justice for stay on prisoner releases

    Brown asks U.S. Supreme Court justice for stay on prisoner releases
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday asked a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court to excuse California from orders by a three-judge panel to reduce prison crowding by releasing 9,600 inmates. The state argued that it needs time to appeal federal crowding orders...
  • Outfest L.A. signals societal shift in attitudes toward gays

    Outfest L.A. signals societal shift in attitudes toward gays
    History took a giant step forward in June with the Supreme Court's watershed rulings on marriage equality, and naturally it will take artists, even those notoriously quick-off-the-mark filmmakers, a bit of time to transform such momentous news into...
  • Obama administration escalates fight with Texas over voting

    Obama administration escalates fight with Texas over voting
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration escalated its fight with Texas Republicans on Thursday over voting rights for minorities, as it urged judges to block a strict new voter-identification law that administration lawyers argue is discriminatory....
  • Legal experts disagree over petition to stop same-sex marriages

    Legal experts disagree over petition to stop same-sex marriages
    UC Davis law professor Vikram Amar said the chance of the Supreme Court intervening to stop same-sex marriages in California was “pretty low” after backers of Proposition 8 filed an emergency petition Saturday with the court calling for a halt...
  • Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages

    Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Backers of Proposition 8 made another attempt Saturday to stop gay marriage in California even as ceremonies were occurring throughout the day here. ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, filed an emergency petition to the U.S....
  • Pride parade, weddings go on in San Francisco as ruling stands

    Pride parade, weddings go on in San Francisco as ruling stands
    SAN FRANCISCO — Finnlandia McGowan, 58, awoke before sunrise in her San Rafael home on Sunday morning and drove into San Francisco. It was her first time attending a gay pride parade in the city, and she wanted the right spot. Wearing a white...
  • Amid gay pride celebrations, Supreme Court keeps weddings going

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An emergency effort to again halt gay weddings in California ended Sunday after the Supreme Court rejected a request by that opposes of same-sex marriage. The move came a day after scores of same-sex couples got married in San...
  • At S.F. gay-pride parade, crowds celebrate a 'breakthrough'

    At S.F. gay-pride parade, crowds celebrate a 'breakthrough'
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Crowds along the route of the city's annual gay pride parade Sunday were charged with a new energy from last week's Supreme Court ruling that cleared the way for California couples to wed once again. A long-sought victory had been...
  • A colorful, celebratory scene at San Francisco gay pride parade

    A colorful, celebratory scene at San Francisco gay pride parade
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Thousands of people marched in San Francisco’s gay pride parade Sunday, punctuating a week of celebration for supporters of same-sex marriage. The parade included antique cars, trolleys, fire engines and a boat-themed float filled...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights

    Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights
    There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States. That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...