Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage: 5 Things To Know Before The AnnouncementThe future of gay marriage depends on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected Friday or more likely Monday, and as the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and opposing conservatives anxiously await the ruling, there are 5 things everyone might want to know beforehand.
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'Death Penalty For Gays' Ballot Initiative May Be Allowed To Proceed Under California LawA ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who "touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification" is moving forward because constitutionally, there is really no way to stop it, despite the neo-Nazi nature of the proposed law.
Lawyer Who Argued To Ban CA Same-Sex Marriage Shifts View After Learning Stepdaughter Is Gay The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned during his handling of the case that one of his children is gay. Now Charles Cooper says his own view of same-sex marriage is evolving.
Mormon Church Leadership Reaffirms Opposition To Same-Sex MarriageThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stance on homosexuality has softened in recent years, but this marks the second consecutive conference in which leaders took time to emphasize the faith’s insistence that marriage should be limited to unions between a man and a woman, as God created.
Prop. 8 Proponents In Bid To Repeal California Transgender LawTwo of the major players in the passage of California’s now-defunct same-sex marriage ban are backing a campaign to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys’ or girls’ sports.
California's High Court Rejects Bid To Revive Prop. 8Wednesday's order appears to bring an end, at least for the time being, to efforts by supporters of the 2008 voter initiative to stop gay and lesbian weddings in California.
San Diego Clerk Drops Lawsuit Seeking End To Same-Sex MarriagesAs promised, San Diego County Clerk Ernest Dronenburg asked the California Supreme Court Monday to dismiss a lawsuit in which he asked the panel to stop same-sex marriages in the state.
California Supreme Court Rejects Clerk's Bid To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesFor the second time in eight days, California's highest court again refused Tuesday to block same-sex marriages in the state.
Most Bay Area Clerks Dispute New Challenge By Same-Sex Marriage FoesTwenty-four county clerks, including several from the Bay Area, weighed in with the California Supreme Court on Monday to say they believe they should continue licensing same-sex marriages, which resumed in the state three weeks ago.
California Supreme Court Declines Request To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesThe California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesOpponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.