TITLE

California Supreme Court agrees to hear challenges to Prop 8

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p4A
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the California Supreme Court has agreed to hear legal challenges to the Proposition 8 that limits marriage between man and woman. The National Center for Lesbian Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Lambda Legal had filed a lawsuit challenging the validity of the initiative. Opponents said that it is an improper revision of the state constitution because it limits marriage right of a targeted minority. Racial minorities also believe that the initiative threatens the equal protection rights of all Californians.
ACCESSION #
36173746

 

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