Recalling the harsh treatment of gays and lesbians in the past, some may think that turn-about is fair play. San Diego Mayoral elections —14 Today, the governor had this to say: Same-sex couples and government entities, including couples who had married before then, filed numerous lawsuits with the California Supreme Court challenging the proposition's validity and effect on previously administered same-sex marriages. ProudtoLove," and linked to a video highlighting recent gains for gay rights.
Schaefer was stripped of his ordination in December after he refused to tell a church jury that he would not preside over more same-sex marriages, which Methodist law forbids.
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On November 13,the California Supreme Court asked California Attorney General Jerry Brown for an opinion on whether the Court should accept these cases for review and whether the measure should be suspended while they decide the case. The dissenting judge, Judge N. Separately, numerous challenges to the constitutionality of the opposite-sex requirements found in California's marriage statutes, including Prop 22, came before the courts. Those margins with differences less than their margins of error are marked as "n. Archived from the original on January 27, After the election, a number of protests were held against the referendum's passing.