Daily Archives: January 27, 2010

Prop. 8 Trial Goes Quiet, For Now

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After both sides on the Prop. 8 legal battle rested their case Wednesday morning, District Court Judge Vaughn Walker called the case he’s presiding over “fascinating.”

Sex on Trial

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On the final day of testimony, there were more contentious exchanges between plaintiffs’ attorney David Boies and David Blankenhorn, president of the Institute for American Values. Boies was pushing Blankenhorn on his assertion that marriage is intended to facilitate sex between men and women.

Risks and Benefits

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The risks and benefits of same-sex marriage took center stage yesterday at the federal trial challenging California’s Proposition 8.