Huffington and Matalin debate "War on Catholics" vs. "War on Women". The legal rights of non-catholic employees in publicly funded hospitals... or a 2000 year church doctrine. Then: guess who wins shootout between Clint and Karl over Chrysler ad?
Under the Ninth Circuit Court's new ruling, Proposition 8 was found to violate the federal Constitution, so it no longer would control, and thus the right of gays and lesbians to marry would be restored fully under that ruling, assuming that the decision stands.
David Boies said last night that it's a "dead certainty" that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the issue of same-sex marriage if a federal appeals court sustains the trial court's landmark decision overturning California's Proposition 8.
Following the Walker decision, gays from New York to California rejoiced over the decision, and were no doubt joined in celebration from the likes of Mark Foley, Larry Craig, Ted Haggard, Bob Allen and countless others.
On Tuesday, Judge Vaughn Walker issued a series of questions -- stunning in their breadth, complexity and essence -- for the parties to the federal Prop. 8 trial. Never in American history has homosexuality been on trial in this way.