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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Proposition_8_(2008)

Proposition 8, known informally as Prop 8, was a California ballot proposition and a state constitutional amendment passed in the November 2008 California state elections. The proposition was created by opponents of same-sex marriage in advance ..... The pro- and anti-Prop 8 campaigns spent a combined $106 million on the ...

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 ... Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) opposed the ...

www.aclu.org/blog/lgbt-rights/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.aclu.org/cases/lesbian-and-gay-rights/hollingsworth-v-perry

Jun 26, 2013 ... Campaign for Smart Justice ... Whether California's Proposition 8, which amended the state ... define marriage as solely between a man and a woman, violates equal ... 8 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on May ... a characteristic that bears no relationship to their ability to contribute ...

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.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.

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? ... Schwarzenegger challenges the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California referendum that, ... organizations—among them the A.C.L.U., Human Rights Campaign, ..... He formed a foundation, the American Foundation for Equal Rights, ...

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

July 2009 Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Center ... Judge Walker strikes down Prop 8, finding it violates due process and equal ... for Lesbian Rights, Equality California and the ACLU of Northern California ... The U.S. Supreme Court rules that proponents of Prop 8 had no right to ...

hackenblog.hackenbush.org/2009/02/04/no-on-prop-8-donors/comment-page-1

Feb 4, 2009 ... NO ON 8 – EQUALITY CALIFORNIA: $1,250,000.00. NO ON 8 – EQUALITY CALIFORNIA: $1,250,000.00. NO ON PROPOSITION 8CAMPAIGN FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY, A PROJECT OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF .... AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU) OF NORTHERN ...