TITLE

Anti-Marriage Group Suffers Setback in Wrangling Over Wording of California Initiative

AUTHOR(S)
A. S. L.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Sep2005, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the anti-marriage group has suffered setback in wrangling over wording of California initiative in the court case Bowler v. Lockyer. The battle over same-sex marriage in California is proceeding along two separate paths, with one leading eventually to the State Supreme Court and the other possibly to the voters in 2006 in the form of two proposed amendments to the state constitution. On August 18, 2005, the amendment path became a bit rockier for the anti-gay forces when Sacramento Superior Court Judge Raymond Cadei largely upheld Attorney General Bill Lockyer's proposed petition and ballot summary for one of the proposed amendments.
ACCESSION #
18348689

 

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