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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.
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.
In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn California’s same-sex marriage ban and turn a skeptical eye on similar prohibitions across the country.
Gay and lesbian couples who are challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that the Constitution prohibits discrimination against them in the nation’s largest state or anywhere else in America.
The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions.
The San Jose City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday in support of San Francisco’s scheduled argument next month before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, although it was not a unanimous vote.
A San Rafael man pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane is fighting the traffic ticket on the grounds that he was riding with a corporation.
The Supreme Court will hear two days’ worth of arguments over laws affecting gay marriage during the last week of March, including California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not announce until at least Monday and possibly later whether it will review the case of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.