Monday, August 27, 2012
|District Judge James Ware|
This is good!
The trial judge in California’s Proposition 8 lawsuit ordered the case closed today.
This stunning new twist to the case will further complicate matters, since proponents of Proposition 8 have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the lower court ruling that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional.
The order issued today by District Judge James Ware could mean that gay and lesbian couples in California could once again get married. But even that in uncertain, because Prop 8 proponents are likely to seek a stay of that order.
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