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SD Pride Calls For Civil Disobedience

Maybe I spoke too soon when I predicted scant public disruptions over this widely-expected verdict. San Diego Pride says: “San Diego Pride and its many supporters will continue focusing on public education and coalition-building in a newly energized movement determined to achieve marriage equality for scores of same-sex couples who are unfairly denied the privilege. That means forging the most ...

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Governator Urges Calm

The Governator doesn’t want the anti-Prop 8 folks causing any problems. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who opposed the initiative, praised the court for leaving the previous marriages intact and urged opponents of the decision to respond “peacefully and lawfully.” “While I believe that one day either the people or courts will recognize gay marriage, as governor of California, I will ...

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Prop 8 Upheld – Bigotry Rules In CA

As expected, the California Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Proposition 8 by a vote of 6-1. The existing 18,000 same-sex marriage will stand. UPDATE: Stop8.org was ready for this decision and provides advice on what’s to come. UPDATE II: Here’s what the Court said. We conclude that each of the state constitutional challenges to Proposition 8 advanced by petitioners ...

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Daily Grumble

Two weeks ago my beloved Dugout inexplicably and officially became the Ramrod. Out went the jukebox so skillfully curated all these years by DJ Superdaddy. In came go-go boys, a leather shop, and a live DJ with a love for Britney and Madonna. Heavy, heavy sigh. A poster on the door gives the impression that “Ramrod has come back!” to ...

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Poll: Marriage Support Drops In NY

A Siena poll released today shows that support for marriage equality has unexpectedly dropped seven points in New York state. Elizabeth Benjamin: Today’s Siena poll doesn’t have much good news for Gov. David Paterson (again), showing his job approval rating remains historically low (18 percent) and also that New Yorkers are split down the middle (46-46) on one of his ...

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