Category Archives: Defense

Imperial County Files to Intervene in Proposition 8 Appeals

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Last December Imperial County filed to intervene as defendants of Proposition 8. If the county is allowed to “intervene” they would become a party in the case. Lawyers from Advocates for Faith and Freedom represented the county. However, along with … Continue reading »


Schwarzenegger, Brown Support Resuming Same-Sex Marriages

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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown filed motions Friday calling for Judge Vaughn Walker to lift his stay on same-sex weddings in California. While U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8, the same-sex marriage ban, on Wednesday, … Continue reading »


Prop. 8 Supporters File Appeal

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As expected, the attorneys who argued in favor of Proposition 8 filed a notice that they are intending to appeal the Aug. 4 ruling. This begins a set of legal procedures giving the appellants 90 days to appeal. The appeal … Continue reading »


Black and Blue

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Judge Walker criticized the defense this morning, saying: “There’s something about pots and kettles complaining…”


Prop. 8 Defense Will Be Brief

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Lawyers defending Proposition 8 called their first witness yesterday — and they may call their last one today.


Prop. 8 Campaign at Center of Debate

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Was the campaign for Prop. 8 about allowing parents to control what information about gay marriage is given to their kids, or was it based on stereotypes aimed at demonizing gays and lesbians?


Defense: Gays and Lesbians Are Not Powerless

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What do Jerry Falwell, “Brokeback Mountain,” former Miss California Carrie Prejean, Anita Bryant, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Rev Rick Warren and Gavin Newsom have in common? All were mentioned this morning in the Prop. 8 trial.