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Prop 8

The latest news about Proposition 8, often shortened to Prop 8, the controversial 2008 state constitutional amendment and ballot proposition that banned marriage equality in California. Comprised of two sections, the proposition, also called the California Marriage Protection Act, stipulated: Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Prop 8 was overturned in August 2013 by the U.S. Supreme Court, which restored same-sex marriage to California. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

When the nation's largest and most liberal state banned marriage equality, we were devastated. Sound familiar?

October 22 2018 6:04 AM

The conservative lawyer who won the case against Prop. 8 won't defend Trump in Russia investigation. 

March 21 2018 4:21 PM

How California's marriage equality case can (and should) sink L.A.’s 'condoms in porn' law.

March 12 2015 7:00 AM

The court let stand a ruling that the names of Proposition 8's financial backers must remain public record.

March 02 2015 5:13 PM

Therese M. Stewart and James M. Humes are making history in California's judicial system.

July 01 2014 6:45 PM

After a five-year fight to secure the freedom to marry the person they love, Prop. 8 plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo exchanged vows before friends, family, and celebrities at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Saturday.

June 30 2014 4:47 PM

A year after its overturning, Prop. 8 plaintiffs and husbands Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami reflect on the progress of marriage equality.

June 24 2014 4:00 AM
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