Tag Archives: Proposition 8

9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday Clears the Way for Same-Sex Marriage to Resume

Friday, June 28, 2013 BREAKING The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday lifted its stay on an injunction and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California. State officials ordered California’s 58 counties to stop enforcing … Continue reading

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BOMBSHELL: Anti-Prop 8 Solicitor, Ted Olson, is Prepping Paul Ryan

Monday, September 17, 2012 Former Solicitor General Ted Olson Opposes Prop 8 Politics really do make for strange bedfellows. Ted Olson, the former Solicitor General, the man who argued Bush v. Gore before the Supreme Court on behalf of the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to Rule on Prop 8 Tomorrow

Monday, February 6, 2012 BREAKING I received notice from the American Foundation for Equal Rights today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will issue a significant ruling in the landmark Federal civil rights case of … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Refuses to Defend Proposition 8

Thursday, September 9, 2010 The news of the death of California’s viciously homophobic Proposition 8 just keeps coming and I couldn’t be happier. On Wednesday, the California Supreme court refused a request to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Stikes Down California’s Proposition 8

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 In a landmark court challenge, a Federal judge overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling is expected to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if gay and lesbian couples have a … Continue reading

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Canadian IRS Strips Church of Charitable Status Because of Political Advocacy Activites

Sunday, January 24, 2010 The Kings Glory Fellowship Association, a non-denominational Protestant group in Calgary was told by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that based on spending too much of its time advocating on social issues like abortion and marriage, … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Gay Marriage, Homophobes, LGBT, Mormons, Proposition 8, Religious Extremists | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Schwarzenegger Refuses to Defend Prop 8 in Federal Court

Thursday, June 18, 2009 And let this be a cautionary tale for President Barack Obama who has yet to pressure Congress to send him bills to sign repealing both DADT and DOMA. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declined to defend … Continue reading

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Bishop Gene Robinson: “Patience Is Wearing Thin” With Obama

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 The Rev. V. Gene Robinson was interviewed by the Hotline in the National Journal to discuss the Granite State’s recent passage of same-sex marriage. New Hampshire became the sixth state to approve gay marriage. Robinson, you … Continue reading

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Mormons Gloat Over Prop 8 Victory

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 The Mormon Church wasted no time issuing a communique basically gloating over the decision by the cowardly California Supreme Court vis a vis Prop 8. Today’s decision by the California Supreme Court is welcome. The issue … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 The California Supreme Court today upheld Proposition 8 which banned same-sex marriage but also ruled the 18,000 gay couples who wed before the election will continue to be married under state law. The court’s split 6-1 … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court to Announce Tuesday Validity of Prop 8

Friday, May 22, 2009 The California Supreme Court will announce its decision Tuesday on the validity of a voter-approved ban on gay marriage called Proposition 8. A decision will end months of speculation over whether gay couples can resume marrying … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Kathy Griffin, the “D-List” comedienne and longtime LGBT rights supporter, appeared at a rally in Sacramento, CA yesterday holding this sign. Here’s what Kathy had to say to Californians who voted in favor of Prop 8: … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Hears Prop 8 Debate Today

Thursday, March 5, 2009 Beginning at 9AM today, the California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for and against the validity of the Mormon church-funded Proposition 8, the controversial and bigoted ballot measure that barred same-sex marriage in California by … Continue reading

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CA Senate Approves Resolution Opposing Prop 8

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 Just days before the matter is to be taken up by California’s Supreme Court, the state Senate today approved a resolution today calling Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage, an improper revision of the Constitution … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton: Money Over Principle

Saturday, Febraury 14, 2009 Former president Bill Clinton showed his true colors by refusing to cancel a speaking engagement to a trade group at a hotel being boycotted because of the owner’s support of Proposition 8, the measure passed last … Continue reading

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Prop 8

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Many of you have emailed me wondering I feel about the passage of Prop 8 in my homestate of California. This picture pretty well sums up my feelings.

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President Bill Clinton Asks California Voters to Vote NO on Proposition 8

Saturday, November 1, 2008 In a telephone call to California voters, President Bill Clinton pushed back against the most vehemently homophobic forces of radical Christianity in the telephone message that explained the unfairness of Proposition 8: “This is Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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