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Prop 8 overturned -- apparently an errant old article gone viral Sorry
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Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 09:23 PM by Gore1FL
Apparently despite the December 9, 2011 date on the page, this article is a year old.

In a major victory for gay rights activists, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that a voter initiative banning same-sex marriage in California violated the Constitution's equal protection and due process rights clauses.

After a five-month wait, 9th Circuit District Court Judge Vaughn Walker offered a 136-page decision in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, firmly rejecting Proposition 8, which was passed by voters in November 2008.

"Although Proposition 8 fails to possess even a rational basis, the evidence presented at trial shows that gays and lesbians are the type of minority strict scrutiny was designed to protect," Walker ruled.

Congratulations CA.

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  -Prop 8 overturned -- apparently an errant old article gone viral Sorry Gore1FL  Dec-09-11 09:12 PM   #0 
  - HUZZUH!  sakabatou   Dec-09-11 09:12 PM   #1 
  - First Posted: 08/ 4/10 06:16 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET  tabatha   Dec-09-11 09:13 PM   #2 
  - The article is from a year ago.  Lone_Star_Dem   Dec-09-11 09:14 PM   #4 
  - That is what I was saying.  tabatha   Dec-09-11 09:15 PM   #6 
  - The date on the site shows December 9, 2011  Gore1FL   Dec-09-11 09:15 PM   #7 
  - Um... a story from August 4th, 2010?  TheWraith   Dec-09-11 09:14 PM   #3 
  - Prop 8 Overturned? Nope: Year-Old HuffPost Article on California Gay Marriage Goes Viral  tabatha   Dec-09-11 09:15 PM   #5 
  - My bad  Gore1FL   Dec-09-11 09:17 PM   #9 
  - Thats a year old and not correct.  William769   Dec-09-11 09:17 PM   #8 
  - hells yeah, that's great news. EDIT.. wtf is up with an ancient article?  dionysus   Dec-09-11 09:17 PM   #10 
  - The date at the top of the page said December 9, 2011  Gore1FL   Dec-09-11 09:21 PM   #11 
  - Locking  struggle4progress   Dec-09-11 09:37 PM   #12 

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