Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional

  • Celebrities, including "Modern Family" stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, as well as "Glee's" Cory Monteith, Ellen DeGeneres and many other stars took to Twitter to celebrate the decision. Read their tweets below.
  • (Washington Post)
  • On Tuesday, February 7, a federal appeals court ruled Californias same-sex marriage ban -- Prop 8 -- unconstitutional.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Heres a look at some of the best responses to the news.  Olivia Wilde Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • but the state Supreme Court ruled eight years later that the law was unconstitutional and because it discriminated against gays. That led opponents of same-sex marriage to place Prop 8 on the November 2008 ballot. It was approved by a margin of 52.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • "By declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional, the Ninth Circuit made a strong Barbara Lee, D-Oakland: "I am extremely pleased that the U.S.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • In a 2-1 ruling on Tuesday, the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned "Prop 8", which banned same-sex marriages in California. The ban was put in place by the 2008 referendum on the issue after a state Supreme Court legalized the marriages; 52.
  • (Town Hall)
  • STORY: Californias Prop. 8 Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Showdown Next The federal appeals decision to overturn Californias ban on gay marriage sets up a likely showdown at the U.S.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • A San Francisco court has ruled that Californias ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Proposition 8 banned gay marriage in November 2008, but was eventually overturned in 2010.
  • (digitalspy.com)
  • According to The NY Daily News, the panel ruled 2 to 1 that the proposition is unconstitutional, is a violation of civil rights and serves no real purpose.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)

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