Tag Archive for Marriage Equality

Join a Candlelight Vigil to Repeal H8 Tomorrow Night

I just spotted this at the always great DFA-OC Weekly Progressive Calendar, and I wanted to share it with all of you. We have a great opportunity now to keep up the momentum of the last two weeks in peacefully protesting the “legal?” discrimination that is Prop H8. The state supreme court is hearing the…

Outside the Gates of the Temple

One of the largest financial backers of Prop 8, the initiative to take away fundamental rights & set the stage for an entire rollback of equal rights for all, was the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (aka Mormons, LDS). That’s why civil rights activists took to the streets again…

Yes on 8 Press Conference Video

On Friday the Yes on 8 campaign held a press conference in Santa Ana at the Double Tree Hotel to decry what they term hate crimes against supporters of Proposition 8. Organizers cited acts of vandalism, harassment, and economic boycotts by No on 8 sympathizers directed towards Yes on 8 supporters as evidence of “hypocritical…

Supreme Court Ruling on Prop 8 Coming Soon?

Here’s the latest news on the Prop 8 lawsuits. Someone just emailed me this news, though I couldn’t find a link to this magazine. I wouldn’t get too worked up over a ruling this week, but it seems like a ruling (or at least, an injunction on 8 so the court has more time to…

LATE BREAKING: Over 40 Legislators Urge Repeal of Prop 8

“The citizens of California rely on the Legislature and the courts to safeguard against unlawful discrimination by temporary, and often short-lived, majorities,” said the legislators. “Our states few deviations from this duty have proven, with the perspective of historical distance, to be the most abhorrent chapters in our State’s history… The Legislative Amici urge this…