By Melanie Nathan, May 17, 2013. Morality clauses are hardly enforceable in divorce agreements to start with, and so imagine when a Judge knowingly orders such a clause in a divorce judgment that in essence forces partners apart because the law fails to allow them to marry. Well, while the couple in this story is […]
a Federal Judge in San Francisco asked the backers of California’s voter-enacted ban on same-sex marriage to explain how allowing gay couples to wed threatens straight marriages. Much to my personal delight the lawyer for the supporters of Prop 8, Charles Cooper acknowledged he did not know.
Update Shirley Tan -binational lesbian couples; Opinion from Yours Truly….Please keep this story alive. The Mercado Tan family is still on the chopping block until 4/22/09 – hopefully Sen. Feinstein will introduce a Private Bill in time. Pleas also note that each case is unique unto itself. Private Bills are not two- a- penny and […]
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.
“Last November, 13,402,566 California voters expressed themselves for or against Proposition 8, …
Been on my mind for eight years…. Immigration rights for bi-national gay and lesbian permanent partners now seeks refuge in the UAFA – Uniting American Families Act. Nice name…. But that is what it seeks to do… this is a no-brainer. It MUST be done. Please urge your rep to co-sponsor or sign on to […]
South Africa / President Kgalema Motlanthe appoints justice Edwin Cameron as Judge of the Constitutional Court
PAS – Canadian Judge calls treatment quakery …. Parental alienation syndrome..
Good news. California Supreme Court to hear oral argument on the challenge to Prop 8.