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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • On gay marriage bans, Holder's view may be too liberal

    On gay marriage bans, Holder's view may be too liberal
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. seems to see himself as a minister of justice with responsibilities that transcend the actual duties of his job. In his latest pronouncement, Holder told the New York Times that state attorneys general should feel free...
  • Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?

    Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?
    Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage treats gays as second-class citizens and should be overturned, an attorney representing a lesbian couple argued Tuesday at the start of the latest legal challenge to such laws. The case is being closely watched for...
  • Former state Republican Party chief to run for lieutenant governor

    Former state Republican Party chief to run for lieutenant governor
    Ron Nehring, former chairman of the California Republican Party, said Tuesday that he is running for lieutenant governor. "It's a key leadership position in state government, and the lieutenant governor's office is what the holder chooses to make of it,...
  • Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court

    Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON — The legal campaign for marriage equality is picking up speed, moving at a pace that has surprised even longtime advocates and increasing the likelihood of a definitive Supreme Court test as early as next year. Efforts by some...
  • Letters: California's missed chance on marriage

    Letters: California's missed chance on marriage
    Re "Gay marriage, in court again," Editorial, Jan. 29 With the Proposition 8 case last year, the Supreme Court might well have been forced to rule on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. Instead, Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris...
  • Same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court, again

    Same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court, again
    Last year, as the Supreme Court was considering cases on both Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, this page urged the justices to issue a ruling making it clear that state bans on same-sex marriage violated the Constitution. Instead, the...
  • Protect good teachers, fire bad ones

    Protect good teachers, fire bad ones
    State laws that make it nearly impossible to fire even the worst teachers make for poor educational policy. The same is true of laws that require teacher layoffs to be decided on the basis of seniority, and that give principals only a year and a half to...
  • Virginia official refuses to defend gay marriage ban

    Virginia official refuses to defend gay marriage ban
    Newly elected Virginia Atty. Gen. Mark R. Herring abruptly reversed the state's position on gay marriage Thursday, declaring a voter-approved ban unconstitutional and announcing that his office would no longer defend it. Though the state will continue...
  • Virginia attorney general to ignore state's gay marriage ban

    Virginia attorney general to ignore state's gay marriage ban
    Newly elected Virginia Atty. Gen. Mark R. Herring filed a court opinion Thursday declaring the state’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and announcing his office will no longer defend the law. The decision follows recent federal...
  • Sundance 2014: The making of 'The Case Against 8' [Video]

    Sundance 2014: The making of 'The Case Against 8' [Video]
    PARK CITY, Utah -- How does it feel to have audiences moved to tears while watching your film? What happens when your documentary takes five years to make? How do you tackle a subject that has become a national controversy? PHOTOS: Sundance Film...
  • 14 tips for traveling with friends

    14 tips for traveling with friends
    Pairing friends with travel might seem as natural as pairing hot dogs with mustard or movies with popcorn. Unfortunately, it's not quite as straightforward. You and your buddies might enjoy dinners and movies around town, but on the road, you may discover...