“Moral disapproval is an improper basis for denying rights to gay men and lesbians and that the evidence shows consclusively Prop 8 enacts without reason a private moral view that same sex couples are inferior.”
Vaughn Walker, Chief Judge,
U.S. District Court
Northern District of CA
As with a stroke of a pen….the opposition to gay marriage in California was kaput.
Judge Walkerwas appointed to the Court by Ronald Reagan. His confirmation was difficult because he was seen as being too conservative. This case has had some very strange twists and turns. The Prop 8 winning attorneys are 2 old enemies who suited up and joined forces: David Boies and Ted Olson. Boies was the Gore lawyer and Olson was the Bush lawyer back in 2000. Politics does make very strange bedfellows indeed!
According to SFGate:
Jon Stewart explain all of this to us in his version of CALIFORNIGAYTION:
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