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Tag Archives: California

Courage Campaign: Join The Prop 8 Repeal

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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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The Complete Prop 8 Ruling

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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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CA Supreme Court Live Stream

CNN is live streaming the scene outside the California Supreme Court. The Court’s decision will be posted here at 10am PDT.

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Day Of Decision: 10am PDT

The California Supreme Court will post their ruling on Prop 8 on their website at 10am San Francisco time. Like most of you, I’m expecting a split decision in which the Court upholds Prop 8 and allows existing marriages to stand. Win or lose, this is only the next step in a very long journey and same-sex marriage will surely …

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Day Of Decision: Win Or Lose

Day Of Decision events will take place in over 90 cities across the U.S. and Canada* tomorrow night after tomorrow’s California Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8, which will come at 10am Pacific time. Find your city’s event here. In NYC we will gather at Sheridan Square at 6pm for a march to Union Square. *I’m especially moved about the …

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Glenn Beck: Prop 8 Will Be Overturned

Fox wingnut blowhard Glenn Beck tosses out that “reports are that Prop 8 is about to be overturned.” What reports, Glenn?

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Day Of Decision Rallies To Occur Tuesday Nationwide After Prop 8 Ruling

Go to Day Of Decision for a rally in or near your hometown. New Yorkers will gather at 6pm at Sheridan Square at Christopher Street and march to Union Square.

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BREAKING: Prop 8 Ruling TUESDAY

IT’S ON. (PDF) The California Supreme Court will issue its ruling on Proposition 8 at 10am Tuesday, west coast time.

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No Prop 8 Ruling Tomorrow

The website for the California Supreme Court nearly buckled under the traffic from anxious gays around the country this morning, but they have finally updated the site to indicate that no rulings will be issued tomorrow. Many had expected such, including Equality California and other groups that issued statements. As the Court only issues their rulings on Mondays and Thursday …

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ACLU Wins Another One: CA Student Gets $25K For Anti-Gay Harassment

A 16 year-old California lesbian has won a $25K settlement from her school district after the ACLU threatened a lawsuit for the way she was harassed by teachers and school employees. The agreement between the Vallejo City Unified School District and the American Civil Liberties Union was reached without litigation, said ACLU attorney Elizabeth Gill. In agreeing to the settlement, …

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One Year Ago Today….

..and one day, AGAIN.

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California Town Considers Hosting “Carrie Prejean Day”

Her home town of Vista, California is considering staging a “Carrie Prejean Day” day because she’s “such a good role model.” Trustee Jim Gibson said last week that he wanted to make June 1 “Carrie Prejean Day” in the district. He called Prejean, a 2005 Vista High School graduate, a “good, strong role model.” Gibson was reportedly a local backer …

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Carrie Prejean (Sort Of) Fired

Only pageant owner Donald Trump can fire Carrie Prejean, but today Miss California USA pageant officials did their best to push her out by naming runner-up Tami Ferrell as their new “ambassador” for California. Carrie Prejean, the controversial Miss California, was neither fired nor embraced today by local pageant officials. Instead, frustrated officials said at a news conference in Beverly …

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New Ad Campaign From Equality California: Win Back Marriage

Look! Actual GAY people! This is how they should have done it the first time!

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Rumors

Sources say that the California Supreme Court may issue its Prop 8 ruling tomorrow. We should hear something by the end of today. Notice should pop up on the Court’s site here. UPDATE: False alarm. Tomorrow’s notices have gone up and Prop 8 isn’t there. Will the Court uphold Prop 8 next week on the very anniversary of the day …

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Renewed Hope On Prop 8 Overturn

Kate Kendall, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has renewed hope about the coming California Supreme Court decision on overturning Proposition 8. With its groundbreaking marriage decision a year ago, the California Supreme Court set us on a path that — despite some setbacks — has led to one marriage victory a week in the past month: …

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Meet In The Middle 4 Equality

Here’s the official promo video for California’s Meet In The Middle 4 Equality event. On the first Saturday after the California Supreme Court issues its ruling on Proposition 8, activists will gather at Fresno’s city hall to protest or celebrate. Day Of Decision events will also take place around the country. Find the event nearest you here. (Video credit: Sean …

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Newsom Makes It Official

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has officially declared his candidacy for governor of California.

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