Proposition 8

Califormia Prepares For Flood Of Gay Weddings

Bay Area Clerks’ Offices Prepare For Supreme Court Verdict On Prop. 8

County clerks’ offices around the Bay Area are preparing to accommodate a potential influx of gay and lesbian couples lining up to tie the knot should Proposition 8 be overturned.

06/10/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

New State Laws May Sway Justices On Upcoming Prop. 8 Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule by late June in two cases involving same-sex marriage. One is a challenge to California’s voter-approved Proposition 8 that defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

05/28/2013

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act

Bay Area Law Professors Predict High Court Will Invalidate Prop. 8, DOMA

Two Bay Area constitutional law professors predicted the U.S. Supreme Court will invalidate Proposition 8 and a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. But they expect the rulings to be narrow, limited or splintered.

03/28/2013

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Supreme Court Skeptical Of Law Preventing Federal Benefits For Gays

The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.

03/27/2013

Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America’s gays and lesbians have a right to marry.

03/26/2013

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5 Possible Outcomes Of The Proposition 8 Hearing

The Supreme Court has the opportunity to issue a landmark ruling this year as it considers the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

03/26/2013

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KPIX Poll: Californians Support Gay Marriage, Want Prop. 8 Overturned

On the eve of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing over California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds a majority of the state’s residents support gay marriage and believe the nation’s high court should overturn the law forbidding it.

03/25/2013

US Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts participates in the courts official photo session on October 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Lesbian Cousin Of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts To Attend Prop 8 Arguments

A San Francisco woman says she and her lesbian partner will attend the gay marriage argument at the Supreme Court, courtesy of her cousin, Chief Justice John Roberts.

03/25/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Nearly four years after a constitutional challenge was quietly filed in federal court in San Francisco late on a Friday afternoon, California’s ban on same-sex marriage will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

03/25/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media after meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House, March 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Ending California Same-Sex Marriage Ban ‘Profoundly Positive’

Citing the principle of equality that drove the nation’s founding, President Barack Obama spoke out Friday against California’s ban on gay marriage and said the Supreme Court should strike it down.

03/01/2013

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