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Breaking News: Prop 8 is Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.  More details here from the Associated Press.   By LISA LEFF The Associated Press Wednesday, August 4, 2010; 5:01 PM SAN FRANCISCO — A person close to the case says a federal judge has overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban in a landmark case that…

Benavides Fundraiser a Success

Santa Ana Councilman David Benavides’s fundraiser last night was a success; more than 50 people attended the two hour event and the crowd reflected Santa Ana’s cultural and political diversity. The event featured neighborgood association leaders, school board members, and even Council member Carlos Bustamante (and a number of those in attendance asked for updates…

Prop 8 Court Case Decision Due Tomorrow

The Associated Press is reporting that the judge presiding over the Prop 8 trial has reached a decision on whether or not California’s Proposition 8 violates the Constitutional Rights of Gays and Lesbians by denying them the right to marry. From the story: “Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker will issue his ruling Wednesday, said…