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.
In San Francisco today, the California Supreme Court will consider arguments for overturning Proposition 8 – the controversial ballot initiative that redefined marriage as between one man and one woman.
The Mormons, Knights of Columbus, and others who donated in favor of Proposition 8 now want to see their “right to privacy” protected and stay anonymous. Hypocrisy, anyone?
Reproductive rights and gay rights are inextricably linked. Will the California Supreme Court’s decision today to hear a case challenging Proposition 8 (the anti-gay marriage amendment) help unify activists even more?
Focus on the Family announced major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry yesterday. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California.
Reproductive rights are about nothing less than the ability to make decisions about love, sex, and family without government interference or discrimination. That means marriage equality is a cornerstone of reproductive justice.