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Proposition 8 Overturned

California's Largest Gay Rights Group Has A Major Change Of Heart

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- California's largest gay rights group has decided against trying to have the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex unions overturned...

Court Rules No Gay Marriages Pending Appeal

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court put same-sex weddings in California on hold indefinitely Monday while it considers the constitutionality...

Marriage Equality: Which Video Defines It Best? (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Courage Campaign, a California-based progressive organizing network, is advancing efforts to achieve marriage equality in the Golden State and acr...

Why Jews Should Rejoice at the Overturning of Prop 8

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Lerner

The rights of homosexuals are supported by an overwhelming majority of the American Jewish community. That support is not only based on a memory of shared victimhood, but also on the core values of our own Jewish tradition.

Why The Prop 8 Ruling Scares Religious Conservatives

Religion News Service | By Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) When U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's Proposition 8 on Wednesday (Aug. 4), he s...

Schwarzenegger, Brown File Motions To Resume Gay Marriage

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for gay couples, California Gov. Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown filed legal motions Friday telling a fe...

Peter King, Republican Congressman, Says Prop 8 Ruling Will Actually Help GOP

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Thursday that the recent overturning of California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 would benefit the GOP in November b...

Jason Linkins

Prop 8 Ruling Exposes Democrats' Weak Support For LGBT Community | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right now, LGBT citizens are trapped in a choice between a party that opposes their very existence and a party that, you know, kind of wishes them well. And so the typical policy among Democrats is to do as little as possible for as long as they can, figuring that if the Republican party never changes its position, they can string along the LGBT community for a long while before they have to lay their marker down and risk the vote of any single voter who opposes gay rights.

What About Love?: Why Judge Walker's Proposition 8 Ruling Is Theologically Correct

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

Despite the angry protests of many anti-gay Christian groups, I believe that Judge Walker's ruling is actually rooted in a profound theological truth articulated by St. Paul in Romans 13: "the one who loves another has fulfilled the law."

Hollywod Celebrates The Overturning Of Proposition 8 | Eunice Oh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Here's what Hollywood had to say after U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker in San Francisco struck down Prop 8: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: "T...

PHOTOS: California Reacts To Prop 8 Verdict

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Opponents of California's gay marriage ban were given reason to celebrate today, as Proposition 8 was declared unconstitutional and overturned. Groups...

Prop 8 OVERTURNED: LA Bishop Issues Celebratory Statement

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The response from the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles to the announcement Wednesday (Aug. 4) that a federal judge had overturned California's Proposi...

Sam Stein

Prop 8 OVERTURNED: Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down In California | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a major victory for gay rights activists, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that a voter initiative banning same-sex marriage in California violat...

Proposition 8 Overturned: Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

AP | LISA LEFF and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge overturned California's gay-marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually force the U.S. Supre...