Monday, June 23, 2008
California's Same-sex Marriage Ban May Be Thwarted
Image from FOX
Good. At least somebody's trying. As I've said a few times before, The Other Half and I intend to be married next Friday in Palm Springs. The question of what would happen to our marriage if California voters vote to amend their state constitution has been a big issue of discussion. But it could be moot if this measure is successful.
It won't matter to us either way in the long run. We've considered ourselves married for quite a long time now. But it's great that there are people out there fighting the knuckle-draggers out there.
Civil rights groups seek to block California gay marriage ballot initiative
. . .The 55-page petition to the Supreme Court argues that the measure circulated in the spring to potential voters was misleading because it was filed before the justices invalidated existing laws banning gay marriage. The civil rights groups, including the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union, are asking the Supreme Court to take the measure off the fall ballot until the legal challenge can be resolved. . .
Read more at: Mercury News