Gay Marriage In California: Equality California To Decide Whether To Push For 2012 Ballot Measure
Equality California, the major gay rights organization, is looking into whether or not it will push for a pro-gay marriage ballot measure sometime very soon, probably 2012.
"Legal experts advise that the case might not be resolved for several years -- and there is no guarantee how the courts will ultimately rule, despite the amazing work of the lawyers leading this effort," writes EQCA Interim Executive Director Jim Carroll.
A federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Proposition 8 is working its way through the appeals process. In August, 2010, U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker found the 2008 ballot measure to be unconstitutional.