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Proposition 8 Supreme Court

Supreme Court Takes On Prop 8

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is wading into the fight over same-sex marriage at a time when public opinio...

On The Path To Marriage Equality: Proposition 8 And The U.S. Supreme Court

John Lewis | Posted 05.21.2013 | Gay Voices
John Lewis

Never before has the U.S. Supreme Court heard two significant gay rights cases simultaneously, and its rulings in these cases (expected in late June 2013) could be a defining moment in our entire community's decades-long struggle for equality under the law.

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'We Cannot Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples When It Comes To Marriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he does not think California's Proposition 8 is constitutional, reflecting the view of his Justi...

Gay Marriage Proponents Turn To Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gay and lesbian couples who are challenging California's ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that the Constitution prohibits dis...

A Gay Dad's Invitation To A Supreme Court Justice: Come To Dinner With My Family

Rob Watson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

The future of our family rests in your hands. You have the power to make it devastatingly difficult. You can make it confusing and convoluted. Or you can do the right thing. Please, Justice Kennedy, please, please, do the right thing.

The Era Of Exclusion Is Over

Donna Red Wing | Posted 02.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

Last Friday, as my staff and I sat hunched at our desks, refreshing the SCOTUS Blog for updates from the U.S. Supreme Court, the gravity of this moment in history hit me. The moment that we have been striving toward for decades was close. We were finally getting our day in court.

Marriage Equality: It's The Stories

Rob Reiner | Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Reiner

There will be a natural tendency to focus on the legal challenges and the political fights, but history will show the true story of how we achieved marriage equality and how it was in fact a quilt woven of thousands of personal tales, most of which existed entirely outside the courtroom.

Plaintiffs In Challenge To Prop 8 Ask Supreme Court To Decline To Review Case

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 10.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

The plaintiffs, as expected, oppose Supreme Court review of this case, writing that "this Court's traditional standards for the exercise of certiorari jurisdiction lead inexorably to the conclusion that this Court's review is not warranted."

Prop 8 Proponents Petition the Supreme Court to Review the Case

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

The proponents of Proposition 8 in California have petitioned the Supreme Court for certiorari to review the case, in a long-awaited and expected move.

Proposition 8 Backers Move To Have Case Heard By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Supporters of California's gay marriage ban, blocked by two federal courts, filed a petition to the Supreme Court on Tuesday urging the justices to ta...

California Gay Marriage Ban Headed To The Supreme Court

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 08.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Gay marriage took another step Tuesday on its march to the U.S. Supreme Court, when a federal appeals court that struck down Cal...

California's Gay Marriage Ban Headed For The Supreme Court

Reuters | Peter Henderson and Dan Levine | Posted 08.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (Reuters) - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way on Tuesday for the U.S. Supreme Court to consider California's...

The Top 10 Questions On The Next Steps In The Prop 8 Trial

Adam Bink | Posted 04.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Adam Bink

After Tuesday's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to strike down Prop 8 as unconstitutional, there are many questions on what this means and what comes next. Prop8TrialTracker.com consulted with our friends in the legal community and put together a list.

Calif. high court asked to hear gay marriage cases

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — The state attorney general and sponsors of the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in California urged its Supreme C...