Tuesday, February 17, 2009

California Legislators Support Prop 8 Challenge

A legislative committee has endorsed legal efforts to overturn California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 Tuesday to put the legislature on record as opposing Proposition 8.

The California Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for March 5 on a series of lawsuits that argue citizens lack the authority to put the gay marriage ban directly to voters.

The resolution goes next to the full Assembly, and the state Senate is scheduled to consider a companion measure in coming weeks.

California Lawmakers, do the right thing and strike down Proposition 8. It is just plain wrong and serves no purpose but to deny equality to a minority group.

Keep a smile on your face and love in your heart!

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