Moreno wrote that exceptions to the equal protection clause could not be made by any majority since its whole purpose was to protect minorities against the will of a majority. Archived from the original on December 19, As explained in the notice dated June 26,this order applies to all 58 county clerks and county recorders. Archived from the original on August 24, Retrieved February 29, Hortonthe California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, but allowed the existing same-sex marriages to stand under the grandfather clause principle.
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2008 California Proposition 8
Proposition 8 proponents argued that the district court's injunction is applicable only to the two couples who are the plaintiffs in the case or, at most, applies to the two counties whose clerks were named as defendants. In a 2-to-1 decision, the appellate court overturned the lower court. This position was rejected by California's governor, who on legal advice  ordered the change to license issuance, according to the ruling. Sometimes courts get decisions wrong, and a petition for rehearing can point out errors in the court's decision," Eastman said. The proponents' petition challenged the state and county clerk responses to the ruling in Perryasserting that, in their view, only two counties were affected by the ruling and other counties had no legal capacity to discretionally do likewise; that the plaintiffs, not representing a classhad their relief while others who were not plaintiffs had no change to their position within the law; and that county clerks were not in fact covered by the ruling and were therefore bound to comply with the law as it stood. Supreme Court issued an opinion striking down the ban on Wednesday. After the California Supreme Court challenge following the passage of Proposition 8, the California Supreme Court justices affirmed that all same-sex marriages performed in California before the passage of Proposition 8 continued to be valid and recognized as "marriage".
Brown in a condensed manner of documentary theatrewas premiered on Broadway. Retrieved October 30, There were two legal challenges made to the implementation of the ruling, both subsequently denied:. This position was rejected by California's governor, who on legal advice  ordered the change to license issuance, according to the ruling. Ultimately, the bill was delivered on September 23 and vetoed on September 29, In addition, the California Council of Churches urged the "immediate removal of Proposition 8"—saying that it infringes on the freedom of religion for churches who wish to bless same-sex unions.