California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8


The California Supreme Court today ruled Proposition 8, the ballot
initiative outlawing same-sex marriage, constitutional, while declaring
valid the thousands of same-sex marriages that took place while
same-sex marriage was legal in the state.

The Los Angeles Times explains the decision:

In an opinion written by Chief Justice Ronald M. George, the state high
court ruled today that the November initiative was not an illegal
constitutional revision, as gay rights lawyers contended, nor
unconstitutional because it took away an inalienable right, as Atty.
Gen. Jerry Brown argued.

The battle is far from over, the LA Times goes on to say:

The decision virtually ensures another fight at the ballot box over
marriage rights for gays. Gay rights activists say they may ask voters
to repeal the marriage ban as early as next year, and opponents have
pledged to fight any such effort. Proposition 8 passed with 52% of the
vote.

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    Hopefully this will end the absurd notion of homosexuality being acceptable. A moral wrong can never become a civil right (check the fall of the second Roman empire). Homosexuality is a condition (see narth.com) should be treated with compassion and care, but not affirmed as something acceptable.

  • http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/ invalid-0

    Bryant, homosexuality is not a condition. You cannot simply treat someone and change their sexual preferences. I think you need to open you eyes and realize a few things. How is it a moral wrong to be attracted to someone of the same sex? Narth is simply an attempt to help those who have been socially conditioned to fear who they are naturally attracted to because of bigots like you who cannot accept people who are different.

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    Homosexuality is a condition (see narth.com) should be treated with compassion and care, but not affirmed as something acceptable.
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