Judge invalidates Prop 8, allows gay marriage in California

U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker said Proposition 8, passed by voters in November 2008, violated the federal constitutional rights of gays and lesbians to marry the partners of their choice.


  1. Good news indeed!

    This I didn’t know:

    “The federal challenge was filed on behalf of a gay couple in Southern California and a lesbian couple in Berkeley. They are being represented by former Solicitor General Ted Olson, a conservative, and noted litigator David Boies, who squared off against Olson in Bush vs. Gore.”

    A con and a lib, working together for human rights – who’d a thunk it?

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