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Mozilla CEO Resigns Over Donation to Prop. 8 Campaign

April 3, 2014 | 4:20 pm

Mozilla CEO Resigns Over Donation to Prop. 8 Campaign

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He took over company, best known for its Firefox browser, only 11 days ago.

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California Supreme Court Puts Final Nail in Prop. 8 Coffin

August 14, 2013 | 2:34 pm

California Supreme Court Puts Final Nail in Prop. 8 Coffin

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The California Supreme Court today turned down a petition in which the sponsors of Proposition 8 sought to have the ban on same-sex marriage put back into effect in most of the state. The court, in an order issued in San Francisco, declined to grant a hearing on the petition, which was filed July 12. […]

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California Supreme Court Rejects San Diego County Clerk’s Bid to Halt Gay Marriages

July 24, 2013 | 8:34 am

California Supreme Court Rejects San Diego County Clerk’s Bid to Halt Gay Marriages

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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. Without comment, the California Supreme Court rejected a request from the elected government official in charge of issuing marriage […]

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Calif. High Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages During Prop. 8 Sponsors’ Latest  Bid

July 15, 2013 | 3:47 pm

Calif. High Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages During Prop. 8 Sponsors’ Latest Bid

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The California Supreme Court said today it won’t stop same-sex marriages in the state while considering an appeal by Proposition 8′s sponsors on whether a lower court’s decision allowing the marriages, reinstituted after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the case, applies statewide. Prop. 8 proponents had filed a petition with the court on Friday […]

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Pro-Prop. 8 Side Files New Legal Challenge to Same-Sex Marriages

July 12, 2013 | 2:14 pm

Pro-Prop. 8 Side Files New Legal Challenge to Same-Sex Marriages

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The sponsors of Proposition 8 filed a petition with the California Supreme Court today to block the resumption of same-sex marriages in the state. In the filing, the sponsors argue that at least 56 of the state’s 58 county clerks are obligated by the state Constitution to refuse to issue gay and lesbian marriage licenses. […]

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San Francisco Pride in Pictures

July 1, 2013 | 6:30 am

San Francisco Pride in Pictures

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It was a weekend of celebrations just four days after the Supreme Court’s historic same-sex marriage rulings and one day after same-sex marriages resumed in California. San Francisco’s 43rd Pride Parade drew about 1.2 million people, according to Lisa Williams, president of the sponsoring organization San Francisco Pride. That’s up from about 100,000 people last year. Hundreds […]

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In Sacramento’s County Courthouse, Unplanned Joy at Same-Sex Weddings

July 1, 2013 | 6:00 am

In Sacramento’s County Courthouse, Unplanned Joy at Same-Sex Weddings

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The “Say Yes To The Dress” folks wouldn’t quite know how to handle the scene inside the Sacramento County courthouse Friday afternoon. The happy couples who tied the knot in the hours after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave same-sex marriage the green light hadn’t spent much time planning out their big day. There […]

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June 30, 2013 | 11:30 am

Justice Anthony Kennedy Denies New Request to Block Same-Sex Marriages

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Update, 11:30 a.m. Sunday: The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied, without comment, a petition from supporters of Proposition 8 to set aside a Friday appeals court order that allowed the immediate resumption of gay and lesbian weddings across California. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that […]

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Appeals Court Lifts Stay; Same-Sex Marriages Begin in San Francisco

June 28, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Appeals Court Lifts Stay; Same-Sex Marriages Begin in San Francisco

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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco this afternoon issued a one-sentence order lifting a stay on the 2010 lower-court ruling that would clear the way for same-sex marriages to begin immediately throughout California: “The stay in the above matter is dissolved effective immediately.” Reaction of opponents of same-sex marriage was immediate. […]

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Prop. 8 Couples to Star in San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday

June 28, 2013 | 8:48 am

Prop. 8 Couples to Star in San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday

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Timing is everything, and Wednesday’s double rainbow victory at the U.S. Supreme Court will give San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade an extra jolt of excitement Sunday. KQED has learned that the two same-sex couples whose federal lawsuit led to Proposition 8 being struck down will ride in the Pride parade. Details are still for their […]

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