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Federal appeals court hears Va. same-sex marriage case

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Members of the Family Foundation and traditional marriage, Barbara Kerns, of Midlothain, Va., left, and Linda Gagliardo, of Chester Va., pray outside the Federal Appeals Court in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage entered the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday, and judge's questions and comments seemed to demonstrate a lean towards supporting marriage equality in the commonwealth.

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Prop 8 attorneys join in challenge to overturn Va. same-sex marriage ban

Monday, September 30, 2013
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RICHMOND, Va. -- The high-profile legal tandem that brought down California's prohibition on same-sex marriage has joined a challenge of Virginia's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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Attorneys in historic same-sex marriage case sign book deal

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Ted Olson (left), and David Boies
NEW YORK — The bipartisan legal team leading the fight for same-sex marriage has a book deal. Democrat David Boies and Republican Theodore B. Olson have signed with Viking for "A Just Cause: Law, Love, and the Case for Marriage Equality."

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Prop 8 News Analysis: ‘We’re eliminating second-class citizenship’

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Not long after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals stuck another dagger into California’s discriminatory Proposition 8 law on Tuesday, Olson calmly but firmly spoke about how the court’s decision affirmed that Prop 8 “violated the fundamental human rights” of gay and lesbian Americans.

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Appeals court signals judge’s sexuality likely a non-issue in Prop 8 case

Friday, December 9, 2011
Thom Watson, left, and Jeff Tabaco, who want to get married, attended the rally Thursday afternoon before oral arguments in the federal Proposition 8 case.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A panel of federal appellate justices signaled Thursday that they see no reason to overturn a ruling against California's same-sex marriage ban due to the trial judge not disclosing his long-term relationship with another man.

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NFL adds ‘sexual orientation’ to non-discrimination policy

Monday, September 26, 2011
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The National Football League, in its 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, has quietly updated its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation.

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California Supreme Court to hear arguments on ‘standing’ in Prop 8 appeal

Monday, September 5, 2011
The Earl Warren Building is San Francisco, home to the California Supreme Court.
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the California Supreme Court will hear arguments as to whether there is any authority under California law that gives Yes on 8 the right to appeal a ruling that struck down the state ban on same-sex marriage when state officials decided not to.

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Federal judge hears arguments for, against releasing Prop 8 trial recordings

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday heard arguments on whether to release videotapes of last year’s historic trial on Proposition 8, in which then-U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.

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Olson, Boies will be absent as federal judge hears motion to vacate Prop 8 ruling

Sunday, June 12, 2011
Ted Olson (left), and David Boies
Famed attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies will not be in a San Francisco courtroom Monday when attorneys in the landmark Proposition 8 case square off once again.

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9th Circuit panel refuses to lift stay in Proposition 8 case

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Court of Appeals panel hearing the Proposition 8 case on Wednesday denied a request by plaintiffs to lift the stay on the lower court’s ruling in their favor. Had the three-judge panel granted the request, same-sex couples in California would...

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