TITLE

GAY LESBIAN MARRIAGE OK'D

AUTHOR(S)
Esther, John
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Lesbian News;Jun2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of same-sex marriages by the California Supreme Court on May 15, 2008. The court said that the state constitution should guarantee such basic right to all individuals and couples regardless of their sexual orientation. It added that sexual orientation, like race and gender, should not be a basis for denying legal rights to form a family relationship. The ruling made the Proposition 22 that limits marriage between man and woman passed in 2000 void.
ACCESSION #
36788499

 

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