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Historic Woo-Hoo! Moment



My State Just Legalized Gay Marriage!

EDIT: Nov. 5, 2008 - Never mind, they just banned it again with Prop 8.

EDIT: Aug. 4, 2010 - Break out the champagne! A federal judge just ruled that the Prop 8 is unconstitutional!

EDIT: Aug. 16, 2010 - Never mind, a US Court of Appeals just put the ruling overturning Prop 8 on hold.

EDIT: Feb. 7, 2012 - Break out the champagne! Prop 8 was just ruled unconstitutional by the US Court of Appeals and now it's going to the Supreme Court.

EDIT: June 26, 2013 -
Break out the champagne for reals! The Supreme Court just affirmed that Prop 8 does not possess legal standing!

EDIT: June 28, 2013 - The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the stay on Prop 8 and same-sex marriages have resumed in California!!!

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acommonreader
May. 16th, 2008 05:52 am (UTC)
This is just awesome. Better than awesome. I am so fucking happy about this. Bring on the new era :)
goddamnitbabies
May. 16th, 2008 01:18 pm (UTC)
Glee! Even from NY I'm STILL proud...
ygolonac
May. 16th, 2008 02:37 pm (UTC)
"A coalition of religious and social conservative groups is attempting to put a measure on the November ballot that would enshrine laws banning gay marriage in the state constitution.

The Secretary of State is expected to rule by the end of June whether the sponsors gathered enough signatures to qualify the marriage amendment, similar to ones enacted in 26 other states.

If voters pass the measure in November, it would trump the court's decision"
faerieariel
May. 16th, 2008 02:39 pm (UTC)
yay :) my friend's catholic church put a "welcome to alt lifestyles" in their last newsletter. Can this really be happening? I am ready for the new america...
squigybits
May. 16th, 2008 03:02 pm (UTC)
Indeed.
It is about time.
saladbar
May. 16th, 2008 04:12 pm (UTC)
Awesome picture.
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createdestiny
May. 17th, 2008 02:53 am (UTC)
I think all the states will eventually, it might take several decades, though.
danieloppermann
May. 17th, 2008 07:40 am (UTC)
I'm unbelievably stoked about this.
mutedepiphany
May. 21st, 2008 10:16 pm (UTC)
hooray
for common sense and tolerance
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