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Proposition 8

DOMA Goes Down

June 26, 2013

A key provision which denied certain federal benefits to gay couples in the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act was struck down in a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court today.  The libs and conservatives voted predictably with Anthony O’Connor Kennedy being the swing vote. Writing for the majority, Justice Kennedy expressed that DOMA: “…imposes a disability [...]

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SCOTUS to Hear Arguments on Gay Marriage

March 26, 2013

Today the Supreme Court will hear the first of two cases dealing with gay marriage — the first being about California’s Proposition 8, the second about the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Prop 8 simply states: “Only marriage between a man and a woman is recognized in California.“  It passed with [...]

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Proposition 8 Struck Down by Judge

August 5, 2010

Proposition 8 in California was a ballot initiative in 2008 which defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman.  It passed with 52% of the vote and got about 7 million Californians to vote for it.  Yesterday, in a 136-page decision, a District Judge Vaughn Walker believed that the proposition violated both [...]

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Rick Warren Saddling-Up to Pray at Inaugural

December 18, 2008

From time to time Obama will try to mess with the political scene to grow his base.  He knows that part of this will entail treading on conservative grounds once in a while — remember that The One is going to probably ask for some crazy “executive powers” in order to meet the “economic crisis” so it’s good for him [...]

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Reign of Terror Against Mormons in California

November 15, 2008

The Mormons are being unfairly targeted by the hate-filled left for their advocacy of California Proposition-8, which had the effect of reversing a CA activist-court ruling banning gay marriage.  The protesters are targeting Mormons, sending white powder to a Mormon church, protesting Mormon businesses, and focusing on them at their rallies: Now, even the New [...]

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