3559Prop 8 Court Decision May Change Marriage Debate
- Sep 23, 2010Prop 8 backers claim decision applies only to the four plaintiffs
by Weho News Staff
Thursday Sep 23, 2010
Prop 8 backers should get points for trying, anyway.
Yesterday Prop 8 backers and law suit defenders protectmarriage.com said
that Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling that Proposition 8, the ballot initiative
designed to strip gay Californians' of marital rights, was unconstitutional,
should apply onto to the plaintiffs who brought suit.
They made the claim in written arguments before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court
of Appeals as they insisted they had the right to appeal the decision - even
though they were never sued.
Pushing Imperial County, which voted overwhelmingly for Proposition 8, to
the fore, protectmarriage said that the Christian group representing that
county would have standing to appeal.
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