Daily Archives: August 12, 2010

Supporters of Proposition 8 File Emergency Appeal

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Supporters of Proposition 8 filed for an emergency stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling to allow same-sex marriages. They argue that other courts have routinely ruled that marriage has been traditionally defined as between a man and a woman, and … Continue reading »


Analyzing the Prop. 8 Appeal

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Host Cy Musiker spoke to U.C. Davis law professor Vikram Amar about what happens next to Proposition 8. Musiker: Judge Walker seems to be taking a lot of jabs at the defendants in the Prop 8 case. Amar: Well one … Continue reading »


Prop. 8 Overturned: What Happens Next?

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U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker issued a ruling lifting the hold on same-sex marriages. The ruling will not take affect until August 18 at 5 p.m., giving Proposition 8 supporters a chance to appeal his decision and continue the hold … Continue reading »


Breaking News: Stay on Prop. 8 Ruling Will Be Lifted

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U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker has lifted the stay on his ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, which has kept same-sex couples from marrying. However, his decision will not take effect until next week. That judgment shall be STAYED until … Continue reading »


The Waiting is the Hardest Part

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KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm is outside San Francisco City Hall, one of many reporters there to cover Judge Walker’s decision on whether to lift or continue the stay on his ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. According to Dornhelm, there are … Continue reading »