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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Same-sex weddings begin across California

    Same-sex weddings begin across California
    SACRAMENTO -- California’s first same-sex weddings in nearly five years began Friday as a federal appeals court formally lifted the state’s ban against the marriages. After the court’s action, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration...
  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8. In a surprise action,...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Sacramento same-sex couples race to wed: 'History, baby!'

    Sacramento same-sex couples race to wed: 'History, baby!'
    SACRAMENTO -- The timing couldn't be better for Abby Maurer's parents, who were visiting California from Guatemala for her brother's wedding. When they heard about the Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage, they hoped to witness Maurer's...
  • Gay couples begin marrying across California

    Gay couples begin marrying across California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages began in California on Friday after a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction. The first wedding in San Francisco began at 4:45 p.m. At 4:10 p.m., a cheer went up in the San Francisco City Hall...
  • Traffic delays L.A.'s first gay marriage since 2008

    After word broke late Friday that gay marriages could resume in California, the two same-sex couples who successfully sued in federal court to overturn Proposition 8 rushed to marry.  But San Francisco beat Los Angeles to the punch. Paul Katami and...
  • As gay weddings begin, drab clerk's office is setting for romance

    SACRAMENTO -- The county clerk's office here is unlikely anyone's idea of a romantic destination, with its rows of cubicles, monochrome walls and stiff furniture. But that didn't deter same-sex couples who rushed to the office Friday evening, eager to...
  • West Hollywood celebrates resumption of gay weddings in California

    West Hollywood celebrated the resumption of gay weddings in California on Friday afternoon after a federal appeals court lifted the last legal roadblock that kept Proposition 8 in place.  Many were stunned by the speed of the decision. "It's so quick,...
  • Orange County won't begin marriages until Monday [Updated]

    This post has been corrected: [Updated at 1:29 a.m. The Orange County clerk-recorder will not be performing same-sex marriages until Monday. The Times incorrectly reported Friday night that the clerk-recorder would open its doors Saturday because of...
  • California expects flood of same-sex marriages this weekend

    A day after a court allowed gay marriages to begin again in California, officials expect busy weekend of nuptials this weekend. San Francisco is bracing for long lines for same-sex couple wanted to marry. Orange County may be the closest place for Los...
  • Flood of gay marriages expected this weekend in California

    San Francisco is expected to become ground-zero for same-sex marriages this weekend. San Francisco and Sacramento counties extended their hours late into Friday evening to accommodate the demand for marriage licenses. The court order lifting the ban...