Tag: Proposition 8

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    “The vote on the Defense of Marriage Act was very interesting. You had five justices saying this denies gays and lesbians equality and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, and I think that says an awful lot because that will carry down the road in other cases. I think this may be a precursor for a ruling that says any discrimination based on sexual orientation by the state is suspect and will only be upheld in extraordinary circumstances.” More

    June 28, 2013 | Comments

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    As thousands demonstrated, legal and moral arguments were being debated inside the courtroom. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch highlights of five religious leaders speaking about same sex marriage from a range of religious and ethical viewpoints at demonstrations in Washington, DC during Supreme Court arguments about marriage. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    On Wednesday, March 27, supporters and protestors of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court as hearings on gay marriage cases proceeded inside. More

    March 27, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch our annual reporters roundtable on the most important religion and ethics news of the past year. More

    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    A religion reporter and a political analyst discuss the president's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 8 banning gay marriage.

    May 29, 2009 | Comments

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    Proposition 8 passed in California mainly because Mormon churches mobilized for it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints withstood blistering criticism from outside the faith. Now, resentments are festering inside the Mormon community.

    May 22, 2009 | Comments