California Supreme Court Rejects Effort To Stop Gay MarriagesIn June, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling left in place a trial judge's 2010 order striking down the ballot measure as unconstitutional. On June 28, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Opponents Want Calif. Court To Stop Gay WeddingsOpponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gay Marriage Opponents Ask Court To InterveneLess than 24 hours after California started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, lawyers for the sponsors of the state's gay marriage ban filed an emergency motion Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the weddings being performed in San Francisco.
Sacramento County Couples Tie The Knot After Proposition 8 RulingDiana and Nicola were breathless, being the first couple through the door. In their rush to the Sacramento County Clerk’s office, they forgot their rings.
Ninth Circuit Opens Door For Same-Sex Marriages To Begin The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted a stay on a Proposition 8 ruling, allowing same-sex couples to get married, effective immediately.
Sacramento Couple Excited To See DOMA Section RemovedUntil that ruling yesterday, the couple had to claim each other as domestic partners, because the federal government didn’t recognize their marriage.
Gay Marriage Rulings Mean Big Bucks For Wedding PlannersWedding season is about to kick into high-gear after two Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday.
Gay Marriage Rulings Bring Celebrations To SacramentoFew in the crowd on Wednesday have fought longer for gay rights than Ellen Pontac and Shelly Bailes. On the west steps of the Capitol, they joined hundreds celebrating two landmark Supreme Court rulings.
Mormon Family Celebrates Prop. 8 Defeat After Son Comes OutWendy Montgomery and her family greeted Wednesday’s news that the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act and said would not rule on Proposition 8 with a smile.
Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Unions In Calif., Avoids Prop. 8 RulingThe Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California's gay marriage ban did not have the right to appeal lower court rulings striking down the ban.
High Court Strikes Down Federal Marriage ProvisionChanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court's decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits heterosexual couples enjoy.