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Where is ‘Perry v. Brown’ (Prop 8 Trial) at Now?

If you’re following the trial of California’s Proposition 8 (“Eliminates the Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry”) which was enacted via referendum in 2008, heres the summary of what’s happened in the 9th Circuit US Court of Appeals:

  1. Tried at District Level Ruled Unconstitutional under the 14th Amendement (May 2009-August 4th, 2010)
  2. Appealed Tried by 9th Circuit Panel of 3 Judges Upheld District Court’s ruling 2-1, ruling narrowed only to California’s specific case. (February 7, 2012)
  3. Appealed to En Banc Court of the 9th Circuit Judges Appeal denied by 9th Circuit (June 5, 2012)
  4. Appeal for certiorari (Review) by Supreme Court of the United States - PENDING, to be accepted or denied later this fall

-Ian


27 Senators left to pass the RFMA (DOMA-Repeal); Currently posessing 33

Senators (33) currently co-sponsoring S. 598, the Respect for Marriage Act [Source: Library of Congress]:

Sen. Akaka (D-HI)
Sen. Bennet (D-CO)
Sen. Bingaman (D-NM)
Sen. Blumenthal (D-CT)
Sen. Boxer (D-CA)
Sen. Brown (D-OH)
Sen. Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Coons (D-DE)
Sen. Durbin (D-IL)
Sen. Feinstein (D-CA)
Sen. Franken (D-MN)
Sen. Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen. Harkin (D-IA)
Sen. Inouye (D-HI)
Sen. Kerry (D-MA)
Sen. Klobuchar (D-MN)
Sen. Kohl (D-WI)
Sen. Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Sen. Leahy (D-VT)
Sen. Levin (D-MI)
Sen. Merkley (D-OR)
Sen. Menendez (D-NJ)
Sen. Mikulski (D-MD)
Sen. Murray (D-WA)
Sen. Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sanders (D-VT)
Sen. Schumer (D-NY)
Sen. Shaheen (D-NH)
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)
Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI)
Sen. Wyden (D-OR)

(Source: prop8trialtracker.com)


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