This analysis of the legal journey that had brought us to this place is offered as a means to this end. Gays and lesbians are not unworthy of marriage; they are incapable of marriage. These rulings—and same-sex marriage—have thus taken effect in the They also host gay weddings states that were directly involved, as well as in several more states under the jurisdictions of those federal appeals courts.
Just got engaged and not sure what the next steps are? Over 7 million voters supported Proposition 8. This was not the first time the Assembly had passed this kind of legislation.
Rainbow flags will be hung all over the country to celebrate the occasion, with one flying at the heart of Westminster. Thomas Duane who sponsored it and Republican Sen. Scotland will follow later this year. Prop 22, however, was a statute, not an amendment to the constitution.