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Thursday, May 15, 2008

California Overturns Gay Marriage Ban

[I]n view of the substance and significance of the fundamental constitutional right to form a family relationship, the California Constitution properly must be interpreted to guarantee this basic civil right to all Californians, whether gay or heterosexual, and to same-sex couples as well as to opposite-sex couples.

Full Decision Here

Yay. Back to grading now.

1 comment:

jfehlinger said...

> Yay.

Well, yay if it sticks. As the front page of the New York Times
this morning is careful to point out, the ruling goes into
effect in 30 days "unless the court decides to grant a stay",
and the ruling was "decried" by conservative and religious
groups, who have sworn to have California's constitution amended.

The Fat Lady is in her dressing room, warming up.