A federal appeals court refused Thursday to unseal video recordings of a landmark trial on the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban but said it needed more time to decide if a lower court judge properly struck down the voter-approved ban.
Levine recently told People Magazine that they changed the location of their upcoming Grammy afterparty because of a local Mexican restaurant’s stance on anti-gay marriage.
Both sides of California’s Proposition 8 debate are pleased with a ruling handed down Thursday by the California Supreme Court.
A federal judge has upheld a gay judge’s ruling to strike down California’s same-sex marriage ban.
Supporters of Proposition 8 are expected to go before a judge Monday and ask him to overturn the ruling made by Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker.
Chuck Storey ran for county clerk-recorder in a remote, desert corner of southeast California on a pledge to run a lean operation in churning out government documents like property deeds, birth certificates and marriage licenses.
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday the House may go to court to defend the federal law against gay marriage, which President Barack Obama’s administration has concluded is unconstitutional.
California’s attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex unions.
California’s highest court is wading back into the legal morass surrounding the state’s voter-approved gay marriage ban.
Sir Elton John is “fed up” with being a treated like a “second-class citizen” in the U.S.
The fight over California’s same-sex marriage ban reached the next legal level Monday when it went before a federal appeals court during a nationally televised hearing in San Francisco.
Lawyers for the sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban are hoping a federal appeals court won’t mind that they produced only two witnesses during the trial that resulted in Proposition 8 being overturned.
The San Francisco-based federal court says Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker notified President Barack Obama by letter on Wednesday that he will leave the court in February.
California’s highest court has refused to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a ruling that overturned the state’s gay marriage ban.
The lawyers defending California’s gay marriage ban are making one last argument on why an appeals court should block same-sex weddings while it decides the case.