Proposition 8 was a California ballot proposition and a state constitutional amendment passed in the November 2008 state elections. The measure added a new provision, Section 7.5 of the Declaration of Rights, to the California Constitution, which provides that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” By restricting […]
California Prop 8 basics and Lists of Amicus briefs filed with SCOTUS
AS Prop 8 makes its way to the BIG COURT…. I revisit its impact on my child…
How the Hate for 8 Hurt my Child… Before the California Court ruled I asserted in my blog “The fate of California’s same-sex marriage hangs in the balance, as the Justices prepare their ruling on the challenges to the validity of Proposition 8.” Now is has ruled and the impact is so egregious that the […]
Feels like my entire life depends on 4 hours of alienable argument
The Court has taken the matter as submitted. Prop 8 is on the decision block. It seemed to me by listening to the questions of the esteemed Justices that proposition 8 may go through as valid. I feel despondent. Although I thought Ms. Stewart’s argument was articulate and clear and its jurisprudential profundity seemed to outweigh that of the opponent.
Today is my daughter’s 4th Birthday and she deserves a NO on 8
Our little one turns 4 today. She deserves the recognition and respect that all other children have when it comes to rights for her parents. She is a fact of life and she has the right to be acknowledged by the law…
CALIFORNIA PROP 8 Supreme Court will hear oral argument on 3/5
Good news. California Supreme Court to hear oral argument on the challenge to Prop 8.