Tag Archives: Proposition 8

Alliance Defense Fund: Prop 8 Ruling Was Orchestrated By Hollywood Elite

“We are not surprised that this Hollywood-orchestrated attack on marriage–tried in San Francisco–turned out this way. But we are confident that the expressed will of the American people in favor of marriage will be upheld at the Supreme Court. Every pro-marriage American should be pleased that this case can finally go to the U.S. Supreme Court. The ProtectMarriage.com legal team’s …

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Concerned Women Are Concernstipated About Today’s Ruling On Proposition 8

“Californians voted overwhelmingly to support the traditional definition of marriage that has been the foundation of this great nation. Our experiences have shown us, as science proves, that the best environment for children to develop as productive members of our society is in a home where there is a mother and a father who love them and each other unconditionally. …

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Catholic Group Reacts To Prop 8

“We always knew this case would be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Now that the Ninth Circuit has rendered its decision, the case can finally move to the U.S. Supreme Court where it will be decided on sound legal arguments rather than the emotional appeals by those trying to obliterate the only institution that unites children with their moms …

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LIVE VIDEO: Prop 8 Press Conference

Scheduled start is 10:30AM Los Angeles time. UPDATE: It looks like AFER is having some problem with their UStream feed. Stand by…

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Read The Full Prop 8 Decision

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Prop 8 Stay Remains In Place

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Prop 8 Reactions

Former SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Today’s decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals stands as a victory for the fundamental American principle that all people are equal, and deserve equalrights and treatment under the law. This is the biggest step that theAmerican judicial system has taken to end the grievous discrimination against men and women in same-sex relationships and …

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Prop 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!!

AGAIN. By a 2-1 vote. More in a moment!

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Outside The Ninth Circuit Courthouse

Source.

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NYC Prop 8 Rally Tonight

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Today Is The Day

In case you missed yesterday’s posts, here today’s reminder from AFER.

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LA & SF To Rally After Prop 8 Decision

Rallies will be held in San Francisco and Los Angeles tomorrow after the Ninth Circuit Court issues its ruling on Proposition 8. Nothing in my inbox about NYC so far, but check back here later. Hit the links for Facebook event pages.

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TOMORROW: Prop 8 Ruling

Chris Geidner explains at Metro Weekly: The long anticipated ruling is expected to address three issues: (1) whether former U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker should have recused himself from hearing the case because he is gay and had a long-time partner with whom he was not married; (2) whether the proponents of Proposition 8 have the right to appeal …

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Prop 8 Trial Tapes To Remain Secret

As expected the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the videotapes of the Prop 8 trial will remain unreleased. Hit the link for the full 24-page decision. (PDF)

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The Year In Marriage Equality

AFER’s Matt Baume breaks it all down.

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California LGBT Rights Group Approved To Gather Prop 8 Repeal Signatures

California LGBT rights group Love Honor Cherish has been approved to begin gathering signatures to place a repeal of Prop 8 on the 2012 ballot. They now have until May 14 to collect 807,615 voter signatures. Love Honor Cherish submitted the proposed initiative in October after Equality California, the state’s largest gay rights group, said it was not prepared to …

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San Francisco Asks Appeals Court For Advance Notice On Prop 8 Verdict

Via Ian Millhiser at Think Progress, we learn that the city of San Francisco has sent an unusual request to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Clearly, they fear civil unrest in the event of a decision against equality. In several prior instances when decisions have been issued relating to the marriage rights of same-sex couples, there have been large …

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Clooney To Do Prop 8 Play

Via press release from AFER: The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact are proud to announce that Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney will star in the West Coast premiere of “8,” a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, written by AFER Founding Board Member and Academy Award-winning writer Dustin …

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VIDEO: Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Hears Final Arguments In Proposition 8

Below is the full hearing from Thursday. The first clip covers the argument against releasing the trial tapes. The second clip covers the argument that Judge Vaughn Walker should have recused himself for being gay. Both clips are highly instructive as to the vitriolic lengths our enemies are willing to go in their campaign of oppression.

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Quote Of The Day – Kate Kendell

“If you missed the hearing, count yourself lucky, for hardly ever in one courtroom have we been treated to the level of insult, bigotry, and stigmatizing trash that was presented by those defending Prop 8. [snip] It’s no wonder that the Prop 8 proponents are doing everything they can to distract attention from the real issues in the case and …

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