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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollingsworth_v._Perry

Hollingsworth v. Perry refers to a series of United States federal court cases that legalized same-sex marriage in the State of California. The case began in 2009 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, which found that banning same-sex marriage violates equal ... This decision overturned ballot initiative Proposition 8, which had banned ...

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/01/18/a-risky-proposal

Jan 18, 2010 ... Is it too soon to petition the Supreme Court on gay marriage? ... After the Proposition 8 vote, new ads have aimed to make same-sex marriage ... me that he's a Westerner, who grew up and was educated in Northern California. ... gay- rights organizations—among them the A.C.L.U., Human Rights Campaign, ...

www.aclu.org/blog/speakeasy/strange-thing-happened-way-marriage-equality

Mar 9, 2009 ... Campaign for Smart Justice ... By Elizabeth Gill, ACLU of Northern California ... Prop.osition 8 — is a completely different case than the Marriage Cases. ... LGBT & AIDS Project Staff Attorney Elizabeth Gill (left), LGBT & AIDS Project ... one and will still get us more equality, but it won't quite get us all the way ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/07/gay-marriage-supreme-court-politics-activism/397052

Jul 1, 2015 ... Photo · Video · Events · Writers · Projects ... How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right .... It was a campaign with no fixed election day, focused on an ... for Lesbian Rights), the American Civil Liberties Union, and Lambda ..... But when Proposition 8, as the state's referendum to ban gay marriage was ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/12/the-marriage-plot-inside-this-years-epic-campaign-for-gay-equality/265865

Dec 11, 2012 ... Today, America stands on the brink of a gay-marriage tipping point. ... Even in blue states like California (2008) and Maine (2009), defeat was universal. .... He was adamant that civil unions, which offer some of the rights of marriage ... With gay-rights activists eager to brand Prop 8 proponents as bigots, ...

www.aclunc.org/article/death-penalty

This, above all, is the most egregious violation of our civil liberties. ... Prop. 34: A Bold Campaign. Most recently, the ACLU-NC joined forces with some unlikely ... cast, the final result was 48% yes and 52% no, a margin of only 500,000 votes. ... than on Proposition 8, the 2008 initiative to ban same sex marriage in California.

ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf

FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA. KRISTIN ... amendment to the California Constitution (“Proposition 8” or “Prop. 8”). .... deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due ... The Equal Protection Clause provides that no state shall ... managed the Protect Marriage campaign and ensured its efforts to.

dockets.justia.com/docket/california/candce/3:2009cv02292/215270

May 22, 2009 ... None case filed on May 22, 2009 in the California Northern District Court. ... for Marriage Equality: A Project of the American Civil Liberties Union of .... OF NO ON PROPOSITION 8, CAMPAIGN FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY: A ...

www.lambdalegal.org/in-court/cases/perry-v-schwarzenegger

Lambda Legal, NCLR and ACLU filed a friend-of-the-court brief for the ... to rule on a request by plaintiffs for an immediate injunction staying the marriage ban. ... Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality California and the ACLU of Northern California jointly ... The U.S. Supreme Court rules that proponents of Prop 8 had no right to ...