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  • LA Times Lesbian Reporter Covers Her Own Gay Wedding

    06/16/2009 8:58:56 PM PDT · by OCAngel · 52 replies · 1,434+ views
    Coastline Pilot (LA Times) ^ | 6-12-09 | Cindy Frazier
    By Cindy Frazier Updated: Friday, June 12, 2009 12:02 AM PDT There are No comments posted. haron and I went on vacation to the East Coast a couple of weeks ago and came back a married couple. Well, we are married in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Iowa, that is. Not in California — yet. But that’s OK, it’ll come back around in our home state. And if not, then the federal government will make our marriage legal in all 50 states before too many years pass. Or not. Our Connecticut marriage is safe and solid....
  • Yes On 8 Perspective - Significance Of California Supreme Court Victory (Andrew Pugno Commentary)

    05/27/2009 4:07:54 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 2 replies · 694+ views
    Flash Report ^ | 05/27/2009 | Andrew Pugno
    Yesterday - less than three months after Kenneth W. Starr and I appeared in the California Supreme Court on behalf of our Campaign to defend Prop 8 - the Court finally issued its decision... all 185 pages of it! By a 6 to 1 vote, a nearly-unanimous majority of the Supreme Court upheld the vote of the people by which Prop 8 was passed into law to protect traditional marriage in our State Constitution. You can read the decision here as it appears on the Court's website. While there were no real surprises in the decision, and it looks...
  • Official Interveners Brief (Proposition 8 Proponents Brief Alert)

    12/24/2008 12:49:22 AM PST · by goldstategop · 5 replies · 576+ views ^ | 12/18/2008 | Kenneth Starr et al.
    Case No. 8168047 IN THE Supreme Court of the State of California KAREN 1. STRAUSS et al., Petitioners, v. MARK B. HORTON, as State Registrar of Vital Statistics, etc., et al., Respondents; DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH et al., Interveners. INTERVENERS' OPPOSITION BRIEF KENNETH W. STARR (Bar No. 58382) 24569 Via De Casa Malibu, CA 90265-3205 Telephone: (310) 506-4621 Facsimile: (310) 506-4266 ANDREW P. PUGNO (Bar No. 206587) LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW P. PUGNO 101 Parkshore Dr Ste 100 Folsom, CA 95630-4726 Telephone: (916) 608-3065 Facsimile: (916) 608-3066 Email: Attorneys for Interveners TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF AUTHORITIES iii ISSUES PRESENTED 1...
  • California Attorney-General turns against Prop 8

    12/20/2008 8:42:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 51 replies · 1,530+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | December 20, 2008 | Lisa Leff
    SAN FRANCISCO - California's attorney general has changed his position on the state's new same-sex marriage ban and is now joining forces with homosexual activists to overturn the results of Proposition 8. In a dramatic reversal, Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a legal brief saying the measure that amended the California Constitution to limit marriage to a man and a woman is itself unconstitutional because it deprives a minority group of a fundamental right. Earlier, Brown had said he would defend the ballot measure against legal challenges from gay marriage supporters. But Brown said he reached a different conclusion "upon...
  • Kenneth Starr to defend gay marriage ban before state Supreme Court

    12/19/2008 6:31:58 PM PST · by granite · 18 replies · 963+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 3:07 PM, December 19, 2008 | Jessica Garrison
    Kenneth W. Starr, the former U.S. Solicitor General who led the inquiry into President Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica L. Lewinsky, will argue the case in favor of upholding a ban on gay marriage before the California Supreme Court. Starr was today named lead counsel for the official proponents of Proposition 8. This afternoon, the group filed court briefs defending the legality of the proposition, which was approved by 52% of California voters last month throwing into question thousands of marriages performed during the five months the practice was legal in the state. The briefs are in response to a...
  • Between the Lines: Modern American fascism developing from outside the government

    12/06/2008 12:37:57 PM PST · by Fred · 66 replies · 3,219+ views
    The Valley News ^ | 120608 | Ronald L. Caravan
    Just a few years ago, I took the opportunity to attend special guest appearances by two high-profile political personalities at Syracuse University whose visits were within a few weeks of each other—Ralph Reed, former leader of the Christian Coalition and a Republican strategist on the right, and Jocelyn Elders, former surgeon general of the United States during the Clinton administration and a Democrat of decidedly left orientation. Although their addresses and responses to questions that followed illustrated vividly their wide differences of opinion on current issues, that was not the most striking contrast between the two mid-week evening events at...
  • Yes On 8, BABY [Firsthand Liberal Reaction Alert]

    11/05/2008 9:32:32 PM PST · by swordfishtrombone · 35 replies · 2,608+ views
    Vanity ^ | 11.5.08
    Intolerant liberals? What mythical creatures do you speak of? A good friend of mine took "YES ON 8" signs, taped them to his truck and drove through West Hollywood today with myself in the passenger seat Essentially, we made a "victory lap" through the most heavily homosexual part of LA (perhaps anywhere; even the SF bay area is intimidated by their sheer gay prowess) Needless to say, the Liberal backlash was slightly less than tolerant. One woman, frothing at the mouth, cursing loudly and (get ready for it) driving a Subaru insisted we were evil and proceeded to spit on...
  • Prop 8 passes!

    11/05/2008 12:59:46 PM PST · by NoRedTape · 52 replies · 1,779+ views
    Fox News | November 05, 2008 | No Red Tape
    Prop 8 has passed! "YES" has won........but will the State challenge it? What can we do to keep "Yes on 8"?
  • Death Threats Against Prop 8 Supporters

    10/30/2008 9:24:27 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 30 replies · 1,181+ views | 10-30-08 | Self
    Story will air on local CBS station (CBS 47 )at 11:00 PM Death threats are made against Fresno Mayor Alan Autry for his support of Proposition 8. Prop 8 is a ballot measure that if approved by voters next Tuesday will define marriage as only between a man and a woman. (It would ban gay marriage.) Also, well known local Pastor Jim Franklin, also an outspoken supporter of Prop 8 has also recieved death threats against him, and his family. Local police Chief, Jerry Dyer confirms the threats and says the department is taking the threat seriously. Both men have...
  • Yes On 8 challenges Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell to live debate

    10/28/2008 11:13:58 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 7 replies · 588+ views ^ | 28 October 2008
    YES ON 8 CHALLENGES SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION JACK O’CONNELL TO LIVE DEBATE Yes on 8 Says Debate Will Make It Clear: If we do not Pass Proposition 8, Gay Marriage Will Be Taught in California Public Schools, and that is Already Happening October 28, 2008 SACRAMENTO – The – Yes on 8 campaign today challenged Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell and the No on 8 campaign to a live, televised debate this weekend so voters can learn the truth about the issue of gay marriage being taught in California public schools. The Yes on 8 Campaign, in...
  • CA: Vandals hit two S.J. homes with signs supporting ban on same-sex marriage (Prop 8)

    10/27/2008 2:57:07 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 25 replies · 642+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 27 October 2008 | Mark Gomez
    Vandals hit two S.J. homes with signs supporting ban on same-sex marriage For the second time in a week, homeowners in South San Jose have been targeted for their support of a proposition that would define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Unlike the previous incident where no law was broken, the culprits who spray-painted large "No on 8" messages Sunday night on the garage doors of two homes on a cul-de-sac near Monterey and Bernal roads could face jail time and a fine if arrested and convicted. San Jose police were called to the scene...
  • California: Yes on 8 TV Ad: Truth

    10/25/2008 4:28:46 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 5 replies · 423+ views
    Yes on 8 campaign ^ | 24 October 2008 | Yes on 8
    Watch our latest TV ad to learn the truth about teaching gay marriage in public schools if Proposition 8 fails
  • Proposition 8 square-off in Salinas, CA

    10/21/2008 11:06:32 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 4 replies · 464+ views
    The Herald - Monterey County ^ | 20 October 2008 | Andy Stiny
    Proposition 8 square-off Opposing groups hold rallies on same-sex marriage ballot One side cast its argument as supporting equal rights and the other as being for traditional family values, bringing them down on opposite sides of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ballot measure. The Sunday afternoon setting in Salinas was a raucous "traditional family values" parade down Main Street, whose participants mostly supported a "yes" vote on 8 while those endorsing a "no" vote lined the three-block parade route. The ballot measure in the Nov. 4 General Election, which would change the state Constitution, eliminates the right of same-sex couples...
  • Same-sex marriage debate growing ugly in San Jose and beyond as campaign intensifies

    10/21/2008 10:45:08 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 42 replies · 1,160+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 21 October 2008 | Mike Swift and Sandra Gonzales
    For the past three days, Michele and Bob Sundstrom and their five children have been painfully aware of the SUV parked in front of their house with a message painted on the rear windshield that says: "Bigots live here." Their neighborhood near Blossom Hill Road has suddenly become the center of a political tempest over Proposition 8, the ballot measure to ban same-sex marriage. The Sundstroms said they were stunned on Sunday afternoon when two women parked a Chevrolet Suburban in front of their home and began painting slogans on the SUV to counter the family's huge "Protect Marriage Yes...
  • Same-sex marriage battle comes to Oakland

    10/21/2008 10:32:36 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 8 replies · 449+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 21 October 2008 | Josh Richman
    (snip) ...about 100 cheering, sign-waving people greeted a "Yes on 8" bus making its only Bay Area stop on a weeklong, statewide tour. Although the rally was in the parking lot of the predominately African-American Foothill Missionary Baptist Church, the crowd was mostly white and Asian/Pacific Islander. "I'm in the business of saving souls," the Rev. Maurice Scott of Oakland's Great St. John Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church told the crowd. "We sit in different congregations, and we stand in different pews, but the word of God has brought us together today. ... Man shall not lie with mankind as he...
  • Cannibal chef given life sentence

    10/20/2008 6:02:43 AM PDT · by austrian · 13 replies · 371+ views
    A chef who stabbed his lover to death before cutting flesh off his thigh and cooking and eating it has been jailed. Anthony Morley, 36, the first winner of Mr Gay UK, was told he would serve a minimum of 30 years in prison for the murder of 33-year-old Damian Oldfield. Morley was convicted of murdering Mr Oldfield at his home in Bexley Avenue, Leeds, by a jury at the city's Crown Court on Friday. The judge said the murder was "one of the most gruesome" he had encountered. Morley slashed Mr Oldfield's throat before stabbing him several times. Sentencing,...
  • After-Action Report: Cupertino Open Air Rally in Support of Marriage and California’s Proposition 8

    10/20/2008 1:14:15 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 5 replies · 735+ views
    20 October 2008 | CounterCounterCulture
    After-Action Report: Cupertino Open Air Rally in Support of Marriage and California’s Proposition 8 Sunday, October 19, 2008 saw one of the largest rallies in support of Proposition 8, the California Constitutional Marriage Initiative. It was held in Cupertino, California at Veterans Memorial Park. This was an operation organized and attended by predominately Chinese Christians, and which featured many speakers, prayer and song. Prayer was lead by the Reverends Luke Poon and Soo Nam Sung. Messages included Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council, Rev. Won-bae Shon, David Cannistraci, Ron Prentice from the California Family Council, and Rev. Thomas Wang....
  • California Stand for Marriage - Open Air Rally - October 19, 2008

    10/16/2008 7:18:18 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 5 replies · 586+ views
    Stand for Marriage - Open Air Rally Restore Marriage ... Protect Children Sunday October 19 , 2008 Sponsered by Chinese Church Alliance Location: Veterans Memorial Park in Cupertino (21267 Stevens Creek Blvd... across the street from De Anza College) Poster Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Dutchmen on trial for spreading HIV at sex parties

    10/15/2008 11:31:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeDude · 41 replies · 960+ views ^ | October 15, 2008
    HIV-positive men told a Dutch court on Wednesday how a three-member gay gang tried to infect them with the AIDS virus at sex orgies. "I feel fear, anger, sadness and anxiety," one of the alleged victims testified before the district court in Groningen on the third day of the week-long trial. "I have lost a lot of weight," lamented the student, who is infected with HIV. The three accused, all HIV-positive, are charged with drugging gay men at sex orgies, raping them, and injecting them with blood contaminated with HIV. They are aged 39, 49 and 50. The three, including...
  • New Yes on 8, No on 7 TV spots

    10/08/2008 10:53:45 AM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies · 622+ views
    SacBee: CapitolAlert ^ | 10/8/8 | Shane Goldmacher
    Two new TV spots of note this morning. After unveiling their first ad featuring San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, the Yes on Proposition 8 campaign's second spot with a second grader talking to her mom about learning about "how a prince married a prince." Watch the ad below: