Resources for Prop 8 court case today. Join liveblog at 12:30 PM ET

By: Sunday December 5, 2010 4:06 pm

NOTE FROM PAM: Bumping up Lurleen’s prep post from yesterday. New Blend content is below. Photo: Keen News Service via Twitpic. At 12:30 PM ET The Blend will feature live discussion and analysis on the front page  courtesy of Americablog, hosted by Joe Sudbay and featuring commentary by contributor and California lawyer/activist Liz Newcomb and [...]

Family Policy Councils to the Court: Just Ignore the U.S. Constitution, Mkay?

By: Saturday September 25, 2010 1:39 pm

Cross-posted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker. As if we needed more confirmation that the anti-equality crowd is bereft of logical arguments and grasping at straws, a group of about 30 of Family Research Council’s state affiliates, called Family Policy Councils, have filed an amicus brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Perry [...]

Olson & Boies file summary of trial evidence that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional

By: Saturday February 27, 2010 11:41 pm

The freedom to marry has long been recognized as one of the vital personal rights essential to the orderly pursuit of happiness by free men. – United States Supreme Court’s unanimous Loving v. Virginia (1967) decision Judge Walker: “I’m asking you to tell me how it would harm opposite-sex marriages….” Pro-Prop. 8 Atty. Cooper: “Your [...]

Shannon Minter: Perry v. Schwarzenegger Proceedings, Day 11

By: Tuesday January 26, 2010 10:38 pm

BLEND EXCLUSIVE: Trial analysis by the National Center For Lesbian Rights‘ (NCLR’s) Shannon Minter. Today was one of the most dramatic days of the trial, with startling admissions by the proponents’ two expert witnesses:  Professor Kenneth Miller, testifying about the political power of gay people, and David Blankenhorn, testifying about the purposes of marriage. The [...]

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