Category Archives: Plaintiffs

Interview With Kris Perry

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

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 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?

'We're Regular People'

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This week Jeffrey Zarrillo and Paul Katami stepped into legal history — and the media spotlight — as two of the plaintiffs challenging Proposition 8. I caught up with them this afternoon in a hallway of the courthouse to ask them about their experiences this week.