Post Tagged with: "Prop 8"

July 8, 2013 17:29

Supreme Citizen Abuse – Court Kills Initiative Process

The Court insists upon litigation conducted by state officials whose preference is to lose the case.

February 8, 2012 05:29

Tyrannical 9th Circuit Rules Prop 8 Unconstitutional

The people of California first voted to preserve marriage between one man and one woman when it adopted Proposition 22 in 2000. The California Supreme Court overturned this initiative in 2008 and declared a new right to same-sex marriage. The voters quickly responded with the successful passage of Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment. The Ninth Circuit ruled in opposition to the People of California.

August 18, 2010 05:34

Prop. 8 ruling ignores precedent, evidence and common sense

By refusing to acknowledge binding Supreme Court precedent, substantial evidence produced at trial that was contrary to the holding and plain common sense, the ruling exhibits none of the requirements of a traditional decision. This opinion is arbitrary and capricious, and its alarming legal methodology and overtly policy-driven tenor are too extreme to stand.

August 17, 2010 03:44

9th Circuit puts brakes on decision that struck down Calif. marriage amendment

Appellate court reverses district court’s denial of stay motion filed by legal team.

August 10, 2010 04:12

California judge tries to rewrite history with prop 8

Here are excerpts from the judge’s decision. He clearly is going way beyond his authority and trying to create legal precedent where none exists.

August 9, 2010 16:35

What a nut – Same-Sex Marriage Judge Finds That a Child Has Neither a Need Nor a Right to a Mother

U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker, who ruled last week that a voter-approved amendment to California’s constitution that limited marriage to the union of one man based that ruling in part on his finding that a child does not need and has no right to a mother or a father. I guess it just takes a village.

August 4, 2010 15:48

Judge overturns gay marriage law prop 8 in California

Another activist judge has overruled the will of the people in overturning proposition 8 in California which banned gay marriage.

April 10, 2010 07:57

Secret Ballots and Secret Petitions

Would you sign a petition if it meant you risked receiving death threats, losing your job, or having your home vandalized?

February 11, 2010 04:49

CA Prop 8 Judge openly biased in case

From the outset, Walker’s entire course of conduct in the anti-Prop 8 case has reflected a manifest design to turn the lawsuit into a high-profile, culture-transforming, history-making, Scopes-style show trial of Prop 8’s sponsors. Consider his series of controversial—and, in many instances, unprecedented—decisions: