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So The Supremes Heard…

And now, they must decide. Is Prop H8 a valid constitutional amendment? Is it an improper attempt to revise the constitution? Are the 18,000 marriages performed last year still valid regardless of the decision on H8? Is there a “third way” to uphold H8 and the May decision by doing away with civil marriage? In…

Eve of Justice This Wednesday!

Please, please, please don’t miss this event! Wednesday night will be our last chance to speak out before the California Supreme Court hears the oral arguments for the Prop H8 lawsuit, so let’s get out, get active, and let our voices be heard! Wednesday, March 4, 5:30-7:00 pm Fairview Community Church, 2525 Fairview Rd, Costa…

Love in Action

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O Democrats) Last Saturday, about 30 of us local civil rights activists in Orange County went out to see “Milk”. And afterwards, we were all inspired by the story of “The Mayor of Castro Street” to go out & make a difference outside South Coast Plaza. And guess what? We kept going…

NY Times on The Court’s Prop 8 Challenge

Look what I found in today’s New York Times. Apparently, they can’t see why the California Supreme Court should allow Prop H8 to stand. Why? Read this: The court has correctly determined that the equal protection clause prohibits governmental discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, which extends the right of marriage to same-sex couples.…

On Joining the Impact in OC

It wasn’t just queer people. It wasn’t just straight people. It wasn’t just white people or black people or brown people. It wasn’t just Christian people or Jewish people or atheist people or people of other faiths. It was people. Period. It was about people coming together to support equal rights for all. It was…

Repeal Prop 8 Campaign UPDATE

First off, let’s start with some bad news. It now looks like the California Supreme Court will take its time on the Prop 8 lawsuits. This means we likely won’t immediately know the immediate fate of marriage equality in The Golden State. However, here’s the good news. Considering that the court has asked Attorney General…