Proposition 8 should be struck down

by Edmund G. Brown, Jr. The California Supreme Court finds itself center stage this Thursday when it will hear oral arguments on whether it should uphold Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage. The case touches the heart of our democracy and poses a profound question: can a bare majority of…

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NAACP challenges Prop 8

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) today announced support of measures before the California legislature challenging Proposition 8, which altered the California Constitution to deny same-sex couples the freedom to marry and equal protection under the law. In a letter to legislative leaders, NAACP national board…

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