Vote 'yes' on Proposition 8
Last updated 10/16/2008 at Noon
Does anyone remember Proposition 22? Prop 22 added the following section to the California Family Code: “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” It passed on March 7, 2000, with 61.4 percent of the vote.
Fast forward eight years. On May 15, 2008, the California Supreme Court finally ruled on legal challenges to Prop 22. With a 4 to 3 vote, they struck down Prop 22. They declared all prohibitions on same sex marriage are unconstitutional. The State of California was ordered to begin processing same sex marriages on June 17, 2008.
The proponents of...