Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

CA Democratic Party Chair on Prop 8 Decision

This release just came in from California Democratic Party Chairman Senator John Burton (Ret.). Today’s decision, while heartbreaking, doesn’t end the historic struggle for marriage equality. It renews our dedication to making sure all California families can again enjoy the dignity, commitment and responsibility of marriage.  I commend the California Supreme Court for validating the…

My Thoughts On The Pending Prop 8 Decision

The majority of pundits and lawyers are speculating that the CA Supreme Court will decide to uphold Proposition 8, which bans same-gender marriage in California, but also uphold as valid the 18,000 same-gender marriages granted before Proposition 8 was passed in November 2008. I do not agree with this analysis. I find it difficult to…

New UCLA Study: Gay Marrieds feel Stronger Bond

Some food for thought in regards to the Gay Marriage debate from a new UCLA study of gay married couples in Massachusetts — they’re happier people with stronger relationships with their parents and sliblings, and more likely to be out at work and in their professional lives. From the story on Boston.com: “A significant majority…

Maine Governor Signs Gay Marriage Bill into Law

Maine Governor John Baldacci, who had 10 days to sign or veto a gay marriage bill approved by the State of Maine’s Legislature, has reoprtedly signed the bill making Maine the newest state to protect equal rights. Maine is now the fifth state in the uniuon to approve Gay Marriage; voters cna overturn the Governor’s…