Proposition 8 Before Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday in the landmark legal battle over Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing two questions: whether supporters of the ban have legal standing to bring an appeal, and whether the ban itself is unconstitutional. The proceedings were nationally televised live on C-SPAN. In August, U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker struck down ...Full Story
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