Topics :: Proposition 8

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views on Gay Marriage Evolving

By Julie Pace | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Mozilla CEO Responds to Prop 8 Controversy

By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
Mozilla’s new CEO has come under fire for donating $1,000 to support Proposition 8 in 2008 and responded to the controversy in a new blog post Wednesday.

Mozilla’s New CEO Support for Prop 8 Sparks Outrage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Software company Mozilla’s decision to hire a new CEO who donated to support California’s Prop 8 in 2008 has sparked a boycott.

HBO Holds Reception for Gay Couples Wed in Utah

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Saturday Jan 18, 2014
Though they are not considered legally married in Utah, several gay and lesbian couples were feted with a wedding celebration as part of HBO’s promotion of its upcoming documentary on gay marriage, "The Case Against 8."

Court Challenge Fails to Stop California Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to halt gay marriages in the state, leaving opponents of same-sex weddings few - if any - legal options to stop the unions.

California Court Rejects Bid to Stop Gay Marriages

Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
California’s highest court refused Tuesday to block the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages while it considers a petition arguing that a voter-approved gay marriage ban remains valid in all but two counties.

San Diego County Clerk Seeks End to Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Saturday Jul 20, 2013
The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages. Ernest Dronenburg Jr. urged the state high court to immediately halt same-sex weddings while it considers his legal arguments that gay marriages remain illegal in CA.

Calif. Court Declines to Stop Gay Marriages

Monday Jul 15, 2013
The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Prop 8 Documentary in the Works

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
A documentary about the Supreme Court taking down Proposition 8 and the legal team who helped defeat the measure will air on HBO next year.

Can Paula Deen Piggyback on SCOTUS’ Prop. 8 Ruling?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 5, 2013
Paula Deen and her lawyers are citing California’s Proposition 8 ruling to defend the chef against discrimination claims.