The clause “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” is now officially part of the California state constitution (as of November 5, 2008).
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments for and against the legality of the passage of Proposition 8. In the 6-1 decision, the Supreme Court judges ruled to uphold Proposition 8. Read, watch, or listen to the oral arguments and surrounding news on the California Courts website.
RESULTS OF THE POPULAR VOTE ON PROPOSITION 8 (NOV 5, 2008)
|Yes 52.5%||No 47.5%|
|5,387,939 votes||4,883,460 votes|
|Precincts reporting: 100.0%|
Well it looks like we don’t need this website anymore but we will leave it up as a reminder of just how far we have come. My mind wandered a bit this weekend while doing the mundane yet apparently way overdue task of sealing my countertops. I’d love to launch a new website to champion another cause but I’m not sure what that should be. Maybe just a simple blog for the time being to keep me busy and from spending two days trying to figure out what is the best granite sealer before finally buying one. Maybe a blog is a better way to waste time than on unimportant decisions until I find a cause that ignites a fire in my belly.