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Houston’s State Rep. Garnet Coleman applauds Prop. 8 decision

Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, took to his blog today to applaud yesterday’s decision by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Proposition 8  unconstitutional (Prop. 8, passed in 2008, prohibited marriage equality in California): “Yesterday’s 9th Circuit decision, … Continue reading

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DOMA ruling suspended pending appeal

Associated Press BOSTON — A ruling by a judge who found a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman unconstitutional will be suspended for 60 days while the U.S. Department of Justice decides whether … Continue reading

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Clearing the confusion on lifting the stay: Walker’s stay order will expire as originally scheduled next Wednesday

Ken Upton, senior staff attorney in Lambda Legal’s South Central Regional Office here in Dallas, has cleared up the confusion over Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling on lifting the stay of his order overturning Proposition 8. Upton explains, in a comment … Continue reading

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