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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Looking Out: What Supreme Court's decisions could mean for same-sex marriage, gay rights

    Looking Out: What Supreme Court's decisions could mean for same-sex marriage, gay rights
    Ten years to the day since the Supreme Court struck down sodomy laws that criminalized gay sex, the court will make history by ruling on same-sex marriage. In preparation for today's rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, which will...
  • A huge step forward for equality — and a promise of more to come

    A huge step forward for equality — and a promise of more to come
    The Supreme Court's decisions today in two cases related to gay marriage represent a tremendous step forward in the quest for equality, and they will provide real and important protections and benefits for millions of families from Maryland to California....
  • ACLU announces $10 million gay marriage 'war chest'

    ACLU announces $10 million gay marriage 'war chest'
    The American Civil Liberties Union has announced it has a $10 million "war chest" that it will use to draw Republican partners into the state-by-state fight for marriage equality between now and 2016. The news follows the Supreme Court ruling this...
  • Supreme Court reshapes same-sex marriage debate

    Supreme Court reshapes same-sex marriage debate
    In a decision with both historic and practical significance for gay and lesbian couples, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the federal government must recognize same-sex marriages — an outcome advocates hope will aid in their state-by-state...
  • On Proposition 8, Obama stops just short of full equality

    On Proposition 8, Obama stops just short of full equality
    President Barack Obama could have stayed out of the case against California's ban on gay marriage, known as Proposition 8. The federal government isn't a party to the case, and Mr. Obama could have hidden behind the precedent of previous administrations...
  • The big day approaches for Md. gay couples

    The big day approaches for Md. gay couples
    Tomorrow, gay couples across Maryland can take the first step toward equal recognition of their relationships when county clerks of courts for the first time will be allowed to issue licenses for same-sex marriages. And we may get a hint of just how equal...
  • A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage

    A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage
    Journalist and gay activist Dan Savage often writes about the urban archipelago -- the American cities that are comfortable, safe islands for gays and lesbians set amid a vast sea of countryside where being openly homosexual remains a chancy, even...
  • Ravens will cut linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, source says

    Ravens will cut linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, source says
    Continuing to address the age and flexibility of their roster, the Ravens are planning to release reserve linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, a veteran known primarily for his work on special teams and his advocacy of same-sex marriage. The move is expected...
  • Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo appears on 'Face the Nation' on CBS

    Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo appears on 'Face the Nation' on CBS
    Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo appeared on 'Face the Nation' with Bob Schieffer on CBS Sunday morning. Ayanbadejo was part of a panel discussion on same-sex marriage. Read the complete transcript below. Bob Schieffer: Good morning, again, this...
  • The false analogy between abortion and gay marriage

    The false analogy between abortion and gay marriage
    If the tenor of their questions is any indication, the justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appeared evenly divided in the challenge to California's law banning gay marriage, with Justice Anthony Kennedy, predictably, in the middle. But rather than deciding...
  • Will the court duck marriage equality altogether?

    Regardless of whether the Supreme Court is ready to declare a constitutional right to gay marriage, it has the responsibility to fully recognize the decisions Maryland and eight other states, plus the District of Columbia, have made to allow same-sex...
  • What they're saying about gay marriage [media roundup]

    What they're saying about gay marriage [media roundup]
    Delivering same-sex marriage's first ballot box victories and the first openly gay U.S. Senator-elect, the 2012 election could be remembered as a turning point for gay rights, some observers say. Maine voters joined Maryland's in approving same-sex...