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San Diego county clerk withdraws bid to revive Proposition 8

Saturday, August 3, 2013
Ernest Dronenburg Jr.
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego's county clerk, the man charged with issuing marriage licenses there and the most prominent public figure to move against gay marriage in California since its recent resumption, has withdrawn a legal bid to stop the ...

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Teen delivers petitions urging Calif. governor to sign transgender school bill

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Ashton Lee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A 16-year-old transgender teen from Manteca, Calif., on Wednesday delivered petitions containing more that 6,000 signatures urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would change the way California public schools treat transgender students. ...

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Man arrested in attack on woman during San Francisco Pride

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
San Francisco, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police have made an arrest in a brutal assault and robbery of a woman during the city’s gay pride festivities. Police say surveillance video of the June 30 attack shows 23-year-old Oakland resident Christopher Porter-Bailey ...

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Calif. AG says San Diego clerk’s petition to block gay marriage is ‘improper’

Monday, July 29, 2013
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
SAN FRANCISCO -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the elected clerk of San Diego County is improperly using the state's legal system to try to prevent same-sex couples from getting married. ...

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz: Pray to stop the ‘assault on marriage’

Sunday, July 28, 2013
The Christian Broadcasting Network has released more footage from the recent Religious Right summit in Iowa organized by David Lane and featuring speakers like U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.). ...

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Retired Methodist ministers say they’ll break Church rules and perform gay weddings

Saturday, July 27, 2013
RENO, Nev. — Five retired United Methodist ministers are taking a stand against their church's rules regarding same-sex unions. ...

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Calif. school district settles discrimination complaint by transgender student

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The U.S. government said Wednesday it had reached an agreement with a Southern California school district to resolve claims the district discriminated against a transgender student. ...

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Calif. Supreme Court rejects San Diego clerk’s bid to stop gay marriages

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages. ...

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Calif. AG tells court to reject San Diego clerk’s bid to stop same-sex marriages

Monday, July 22, 2013
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's chief law enforcement officer urged the state Supreme Court on Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned ...

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Should states’ rights decide gay rights? Or any rights?

Sunday, July 21, 2013
The citizens of each state want what they want. The people with the money have the power, and they want to mold their cities and towns to their own little standards, with their own little rules, their own little prejudices, ...

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