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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot

    Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot
    Five years ago, the major social issue on the ballot was Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in California until it was invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. Next year, it may be a referendum on a new law...
  • Rick Santorum talks gay marriage, movie-making with Stephen Colbert

    Rick Santorum talks gay marriage, movie-making with Stephen Colbert
    Former senator and sweater-vest enthusiast Rick Santorum stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night where he and fellow Catholic Stephen Colbert discussed the Republican's foray into wholesome movie-making with "The Christmas Candle" and his plans...
  • A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving

    A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving
    One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
  • Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases

    Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases
    German graphic designer Benedikt Gross was flying into Los Angeles for the first time when he gazed out the jetliner's window and was mesmerized by the hundreds of shimmering blue swimming pools tiling the landscape below. The image of all those...
  • 9th Circuit to allow live video of hearings in major cases

    9th Circuit to allow live video of hearings in major cases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that this month it will become the first federal appeals court in the country to use its technology to provide live video coverage of hearings on major cases. “The 9th...
  • Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California

    Prop. 8: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in California
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Wednesday for same-sex marriages to resume in California as the justices, in a procedural ruling, turned away the defenders of Proposition 8. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking for the 5-4 majority,...
  • 'Boobies,' the courts and free speech

    'Boobies,' the courts and free speech
    Forty-four years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that students in public schools don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." A federal appeals court last week offered an expansive — but...
  • Gay rights groups' new goal: Nationwide victory in five years

    Gay rights groups' new goal: Nationwide victory in five years
    WASHINGTON -- With a victory in the Supreme Court now behind them, backers of same-sex marriage declared a new goal Wednesday -- a five-year campaign to strike down the laws in the remaining states that prohibit such unions. The legal trail that led...
  • Liberal activists plan ballot measure if gay marriage ban upheld

    Liberal activists plan ballot measure if gay marriage ban upheld
    SAN JOSE — Liberal activists pledged Thursday to put a measure on the ballot to overturn California's gay marriage ban if the Supreme Court does not throw out Proposition 8 in a decision expected next week. “If we lose, we’re going to...
  • Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California

    Prop. 8: Gay marriages to resume in California
    WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriages will resume in California in a matter of weeks, lawyers who challenged the state's Proposition 8 said. "Let the marriages begin," attorney Ted Boutros declared to a crowd of supporters gathered on the sidewalk outside...
  • Gay marriage rulings: Joy, sadness outside Supreme Court

    Gay marriage rulings: Joy, sadness outside Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON -- Shortly after the Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for gay marriage in California, Paul Katami, one of the plaintiffs in the case, proposed to his partner, Jeff Zarillo. “Today is a good day. It’s the day I finally get...