Author Archives: KQED News Staff

Prop. 8 Appeal Hearings Live on KQED Radio and KQED.org

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Beginning at 10am PST tomorrow (Monday, December 6) we’ll be presenting special, live coverage of the oral arguments before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. If you’re in the Bay Area, tune in to KQED 88.5 for live, anchored … Continue reading »


Interview With Kris Perry

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Scott Shafer interviewed Kristin Perry, the only eponymous plaintiff in Perry v. Schwarzenegger.


Your Reaction to the Prop. 8 Ruling

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What do you think about Judge Walker’s ruling today? Tell us in the comments.


Breaking News: Prop. 8 Ruling

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Updated 7:00pm: We’re signing off from this “breaking updates” post, but you can continue to follow our coverage as today’s ruling heads into the appeal process right here on this blog. Updated 4:30pm: The KQED News radio special, examining the … Continue reading »


Breaking: Prop. 8 Ruling Coming Wednesday

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Judge Walker will rule Wednesday on whether Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, violates the U.S. Constitution.


Prop. 8 Makes the NewsHour

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Scott spoke with the NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan yesterday, giving the nation a “Prop. 8 primer.” You can watch the interview on the NewsHour’s blog, The Rundown, or watch it right here.


Waiting Begins for Prop. 8 Verdict

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Closing arguments in the federal case against Prop. 8 took place yesterday, and The California Report’s Sarah Varney was at the court. Have a listen to her recap, that aired this morning. U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker is expected … Continue reading »


Prop. 8 Outcome Could Have Wide Reach

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The federal Prop. 8 trial wraps up today. If Judge Walker strikes down California’s ban on same-sex marriage, it could influence laws across the country.