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From GOOD: California ballot Proposition 8 was drafted to amend the state constitution to include the following criteria for marriage: “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” Over the past two years, restricting marriage to heterosexual couples has gone from a divisive idea, to a hotly debated electoral measure, to a statewide law. Today, Proposition 8 was overturned by a federal judge. Here’s a brief history of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.


Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California

A federal judge in San Francisco decided today that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions.

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. His ruling is expected to be appealed to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and then up to the U.S. Supreme Court.


We, not as asians, whites or blacks, but as a common people with a dream of equality, overturned Prop 8 today. Thank you for your legacy of leadership for not only the LGBT community, but for every single one of us!

how is this even a debate… people are being denied their rights, this is america, try being american”


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