Several people have asked me questions recently about the marriage case in federal court in San Francisco (the case brought by Ted Olson and David Boi...
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I was proud to testify this week in what I believe will be one of the defining civil rights cases of our time, Perry v. Schwarzenegger. I did so as a Republican, a father, and a former police chief.
Our Hawaii freedom to marry case was shown to the public on Court TV, and produced a sea-change in public support. No wonder the anti-gay opponents didn't want the Perry trial available on YouTube.
The struggle for gay equality must now take its place next to Brown vs. Board of Education and Loving vs. Virginia, in order to confirm what our great Constitution already tells us is true: separate is not equal.
The Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, the battle for the right to marriage for anyone regardless of sexual orientation, is officially underway. The stakes could not be higher.
One of the really great things about this trial was the Judge’s insistence that the supporters of Prop 8 would have to prove their claims that marriage for same-sex couples would somehow hurt society.
All eyes this morning are on San Francisco -- as District Court Judge Vaughn Walker hears Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, the controversial case to overturn Proposition 8 on federal grounds.
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