Jun 28, 2013 — After a circuit court removed a stay that had kept counties from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, Kristin Perry and Sandy Stier, who were plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case, were at the front of the line to get their marriage license.
Jun 26, 2013 — The high court has overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act. It has also returned California's Proposition 8 to a lower appellate court with orders to dismiss it, saying petitioners didn't have standing to bring the challenge.
Jun 5, 2012 — An appeals court said it will not review an earlier ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. So now, proponents are expected to take their case to the Supreme Court.
Feb 6, 2012 — The ban was struck down as unconstitutional more than a year ago. Whichever way the appeals court rules, the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court for the final decision.
Nov 17, 2011 — The governor and other state officials won't defend the initiative's constitutionality. The state court says Proposition 8's supporters can. It's a procedural victory for opponents of same-sex marriage.
Aug 16, 2010 — California's same-sex ban lasts until at least December as an appeals court has it on review.
Aug 4, 2010 — A federal judge in California has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violates the Constitution's guarantee of equal rights for all Americans.
Jul 30, 2009 — NPR journalists face ethical challenges everyday. Please join me in watching a video discussion on whether NPR journalists should march in gay pride parades.