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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

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Allows Cities To Ban Pot Shops

California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.

05/06/2013

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

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Beyonce On Marriage Equality: ‘Put A Ring On It’

Hours after the debate on Prop 8, California’s controversial ban on gay marriage, battled on in the Supreme Court, the Grammy winner voiced her support of marriage equality…

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

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Case May Affect Prop. 209, Bring Back Affirmative Action

A civil rights lawyer who challenged a ban on affirmative action in public university admissions in Michigan said Monday that a future U.S. Supreme Court ruling in that case could “reopen the door” to a resumption of limited affirmative action in California.

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

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