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Entries by Paul Hogarth from 11/2008

Why We Lost Prop 8: When Reactive Politics Become Losing Politics

| Posted 11.05.2008 | Politics

It pains me to describe it this way, but "No on 8" -- like Michael Dukakis -- blew a seventeen-point lead. Our right to marry just got taken away from us, and we've got to be smart if we're going to get it back.

Why Prop 8 Can -- and Must -- Be Overruled

| Posted 11.13.2008 | Politics

Prop 8 was not your typical "amendment" that merely tinkers with the California Constitution. It was a drastic revision that deprives a "suspect class" (gays and lesbians) of a fundamental right under equal protection.

Why the Prop 8 Protests Matter

| Posted 11.17.2008 | Politics

A mass movement of peaceful protest is crucial at building the political momentum to attain marriage equality -- which can convince the Court it's okay to overturn the "will of the voters."