Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

Sanford and Ensign Blame Affairs On Gay Marriage

Washington, DC/Columbia, SC — In a joint statement from their respective offices Nevada Senator John Ensign and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford have announced that their acts of infidelity are directly related to the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage in the United States. “In 2006 I supported a Constitutional Amendment to ban gay marriage because I believed that…

DOJ moves to dismiss first fed gay marriage case

Orange County Gay Couple, married last year in California has filed suit in federal court to have there marriage recognized in all states. By LINDA DEUTSCH – LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has moved to dismiss the first gay marriage case filed in federal court, saying it is not the right venue…

Donald Trump to Miss California: “You’re Fired”

Carrie Prejean, this year’s Miss California, has been stripped of her crown for ongoing issues with carrying out the duties of her title.  Donald Trump, who owns the rights to the Miss USA Paegant, was involved. From the story on Yahoo: “The group kicked the controversial beauty queen from her post due to “contract violations…

The Ball is now in OUR Court

Guest Commentary by John Santoianni, President, Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats – OC Today’s California Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage is exactly as I expected. Proposition 8 has been upheld and existing same-sex marriages are still valid. Everyone I’ve spoken with today has asked me the same question. How were they able to both validate…

Prop 8 Decision Day Rally For Equality

Approximately 600 people gathered at the Old Orange County Courthouse and Plaza of the Flags in Santa Ana tonight to rally in support of Marriage Equality in response to the California Supreme Court’s 6-1 decision affirming the validity of Proposition 8. Former State Senator Joe Dunn and Santa Ana Councilmember Michelle Martinez spoke at the courthouse…

DPOC Chair Barbaro on Prop 8 Decision

When I got home from tonight’s Prop 8 decision rally I found Democratic Party of Orange County Chairman Frank Barbaro’s response to today’s Supreme Court ruling. I don’t like the decision.  It runs directly opposite our guarantees of equal protection and non-discrimination.  The legal basis for the Court’s decision was very weak.  I can only…