Views Read Edit View history. Olson, one of the lawyers who challenged the ban, said he would seek to get the stay lifted; backers of Proposition 8 said they would oppose that. They further argued that the original petitions, which were circulated before the May 15 court decision, were misleading because the petitions said the initiative would not change the marriage laws and would have no fiscal impact.
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If you have inside knowledge of a topic in the news, contact the ABC. Proposition 8 proponents argued that the district court's injunction is applicable only to the two couples who are the plaintiffs in the case or, at most, applies to the two counties whose clerks were named as defendants.
STA Travel goes into administration, leaving travellers in limbo. The Church argued that since every child had a biological mother and father, messing with marriage was "messing with kids". Edison Research.
Retrieved June 4, Archived from the original on February 10, Texas which struck down sodomy laws in 13 states. The American Presidency Project. On October 7,the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in two cases, overturning a district court in Nevada that had found that state's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional and affirming the decision of a district court in Idaho that had found that state's ban unconstitutional.
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Like the statutes amended by AB , Prop 22 prohibited the state from recognizing same-sex marriages, but as an initiative statute, it was not affected by AB The one-sentence code section explicitly defined the union of a man and a woman as the only valid or recognizable form of marriage in the State of California.
While 27 other states have enacted similar amendments — 23 since Massachusetts became the first U.