California gay marriage ban struck down, appeals court cites equal rights

Nearly one and a half years since Federal District Court Judge Vaughn Walker declared Prop 8 to be unconstitutional, the 9th US District Circuit Court of Appeals finally announced this morning that they will be upholding

4:10 pm Opponents of Proposition 8, California's anti-gay marriage bill, demonstrate outside of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals today in San Francisco. A three-judge Court of Appeals panel overturned the voter-approved Proposition 8 measure.

The Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'Milk' learned of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that the proposition violated the US Constitution alongside Rob Reiner, others. For Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, it was a landmark Tuesday

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the Arizona law on April 25. Brewer lost her first appeal in April when a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected her request to overturn a July 2010 decision by US District Judge Susan

By Josh Richman Here's's a treasury of quotes from state officials regarding the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling that Proposition 8's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. "Today's decision is a victory for civil rights and for progress