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Charles Cooper

How To Interpret Prop 8 Lawyer's Evolution On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report welcomed Buzzfeed's Louis Peitzman and writer/comedian Jack Moore to discuss Attorney Charles Cooper's surprise evoluti...

Lesbian Couple Finally Gets Prop 8 Lawyer to Change His Mind (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 06.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-04-21-AFERProp8lawyerdaughtervidsmall.pngCharles Cooper says that his views on marriage equality are evolving, and it's all thanks to his lesbian stepdaughter and her fiancée.

Prop 8 Lawyer Says His Views On Gay Marriage Are Evolving

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handlin...

Sweet Seventeen: The Significance of New Mexico's Gay Marriage Ruling

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

The state -- at least the state of New Mexico -- does not privilege marriage as a way to make impulsive young men stick by their kids. It sanctions marriage to help strengthen the commitments of couples and families -- real families. And that includes gay ones.

Spilled Milk: 5 Ways Gay Marriage Is Wrecking America (and Causing Global Warming)

William Lucas Walker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Comedy
William Lucas Walker

The undeniable, sharp and measurable uptick in global warming has come since 2004, in the nine years since marriage between gay people became legal in Massachusetts. Katrina anyone? Sandy? Melting ice caps? Rush Limbaugh's persistent sunburn? Real-world consequences.

Can You Oppose Gay Marriage and Not Be Anti-Gay?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Whatever the outcome of this week's historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage, one thing has become crystal clear: there is no longer, if there ever was, a rational argument to ban it. Are there any grounds for holding that position beyond simple prejudice?

Plaintiffs, Attorneys Address Media After Supreme Court Hearing

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

After the Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, concluded Tuesday, plaintiffs and attorneys in the case addre...

Scalia Makes Awkward Reference

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Justice Antonin Scalia made an awkward reference to former Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) during the Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8, California'...

Ryan J. Reilly

Lawyer Defending Prop 8 Made Fateful Admission

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lawyer representing supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court essentially conceded Tuesday that g...

Rick Perry Weighs In On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) weighed in on the issue of same-sex marriage Tuesday, saying "it is fairly clear about where this state stands on that issue...

Hollingsworth v. Perry Gets Moment In High Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in the case over Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Both supporters and opponents...

Court Grounds Packed On First Day Of Gay Marriage Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

By JESSICA GRESKO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — They mostly kept their distance, these supporters and opponents of gay marriage, as they mas...

Supreme Court Weighs Prop 8

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is suggesting it could find a way out of the case over California's ban on s...

Prop 8 Protesters Rally At Supreme Court Today

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Supporters and opponents of marriage equality gathered on Tuesday in front of the Supreme Court, for the first day of hearings on Proposition 8, Calif...

Mike Sacks

'8' Expectations: Arguments Cast Doubt On Gay Marriage Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Anthony Kennedy on Tuesday called the prospect of same-sex marriage “uncharted waters” during oral arguments before the U.S....

Ryan J. Reilly

Reiner At Supreme Court For Gay Marriage Arguments

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Director Rob Reiner was the first person in the public line for the Supreme Court's oral arguments over California's Proposition 8 on Tu...

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...

First Nighter: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Other Bold-Face Names Fight for Same-Sex Marriage in Dustin Lance Black's Docu-Drama "8"

David Finkle | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

8 may strike some as preaching to the choir. The truth is, it isn't. There's simply no possible substantiation for the opposite view.

Prop 8 Ruling One Year Later: Pulling Back the Curtain on the Right's Dirty Tricks

Rick Jacobs | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

A year ago today, U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker overturned Prop 8. I thought the war had finally been won. We were elated. It was truly justice done. But as with so much else, it was also justice unfinished.

What Judge Walker's Ruling Tells Us About the Right's Twenty-Year Campaign of Spreading Fear on Same-Sex Marriage

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling makes it clear that defenders of Proposition 8 did not even come close to presenting evidence in court supporting their claim that gay marriages harm society and individuals.

Prop 8 Backers Ask Federal Judge to Ban Cameras, Plaintiffs Reply

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Karen Ocamb

The attorney representing the Prop 8 supporters in the federal case challenging Prop 8 filed two letters asking the judge not to allow TV cameras into the courtroom.

Jason Linkins

Prop 8 Lawyer "Doesn't Know" How Gay Marriage "Threatens Conventional Unions"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've spent any time attempting to follow the super-serious worries of those who oppose gay marriage, you'd know that their major concern lies in ...