CA Proposition 8 decision due today UPDATE: Prop 8 overturned

UPDATE: Prop 8 was overturned. Read more here (WSJ) and here (LA Times). However one feels about it, the decision will be a big news event and an indicator of how constitutional amendments nationwide will fare under challenge. This is going to the Supremes no matter what and that will be when the lady with girth sings. I will update the post when the decision is handed down. CNN has a brief explanation of what happens next. Here is the ruling. … [Read more...]

Post Prop 8 – Ugly scene in the Castro

I didn't write about Proposition 8 in CA during the election season, primarily because I had become preoccupied with the general election and the historic campaign. However, as all know, Proposition 8 in CA passed and has set off a firestorm of reaction. Protests this past weekend were widespread nationally (see this link for more than most people will want to read). However, I want to post this video because I hope it serves as a caution to those on both sides of the gay rights issue. I … [Read more...]