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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • California Supreme Court headed for change

    California Supreme Court headed for change
    SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court is headed for change. Dominated for decades by Republicans, the state's most powerful court may soon be remade by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown if, as expected, he wins another term. Three of the court'...
  • A reminder that the Prop 8 campaign Brendan Eich supported was odious

    A reminder that the Prop 8 campaign Brendan Eich supported was odious
    In the torrent of debate flowing about Brendan Eich's resignation from Mozilla because of his support of an anti-gay rights ballot proposition (our contribution is here), not much attention has been paid to the character of the campaign his money helped...
  • Gay rights 'anti-bullying' activists: The biggest bullies of them all

    Hey, gay rights activists: Why are you doing your best to make everyone hate you? I'm talking about the forced resignation of Mozilla Corp. CEO Brendan Eich. Because six years ago as a private citizen -- I repeat, six years ago as a private citizen --...
  • Thought Police Tackle Climate, Gay Marriage

    Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that...
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  • Gay marriage, Mozilla's Brendan Eich, and the role of a CEO

    Brendan Eich's 10-day reign as CEO of Mozilla, developer of the popular Firefox web browser, ended Thursday. He was done in by the news that he had donated $1,000 in 2008 to support Proposition 8, the anti-gay rights measure on the California ballot...
  • 'Case Against 8,' about overturn of Proposition 8, headed to theaters

    Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend. The...
  • Some Mozilla employees ask CEO to resign for his support of Prop 8

    Some Mozilla employees ask CEO to resign for his support of Prop 8
    Multiple employees of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, have asked new Chief Executive Brendan Eich to step down for his support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-sex couples. Mozilla appointed...
  • So Mozilla employees don't like the new boss' politics? Live with it.

    It would be pretty unthinkable for the CEO of a company to demand the resignation of employees because they supported political or social campaigns with which the boss disagreed. So what has given a number of Mozilla employees the idea that it’s...
  • Mozilla CEO Steps Down Amid Anti-Gay Furor

    Brendan Eich, the embattled CEO of Mozilla, has decided to step down after the recent uproar over his 2008 political contributions opposing gay marriage. The maker of the popular Firefox Web browser announced the news on its blog Thursday. "We know...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns under fire for supporting Prop. 8

    Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns under fire for supporting Prop. 8
    Just days after taking the job, Brendan Eich has resigned as chief executive of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, after coming under fire for his 2008 support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...