Postedon Dec 08, 2010 at 11:30 am
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called into the community gathering at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse hosted by Marriage Equality USA on Monday and shared extensive remarks in support of marriage equality and Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling.
Postedon Dec 08, 2010 at 09:30 am
On Monday, impoverished Imperial County, California, a largely agricultural desert county east of San Diego, appeared as the only governmental entity in the state of California to seek standing to defend Proposition 8.
With recent polling showing that a majority of Latino Catholics now support marriage equality, one wonders whether the working-class (and deeply unemployed) Latino majority of Imperial County is setting the moral agenda or being played by a highly motivated set of outsiders
Postedon Dec 07, 2010 at 10:00 am
Adam Bink gives a summary of reactions from across the political spectrum to yesterday's Prop 8 Oral Arguments.
Postedon Dec 01, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Two judges appointed by Democratic presidents and one named by a Republican will decide if a San Francisco trial judge improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban, a federal appeals court announced Monday, Nov. 29.
Postedon Nov 30, 2010 at 09:30 am
Attorneys fighting for marriage equality in the Prop 8 case at the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals will see at least one friendly face staring back when they give oral arguments next week.
Stephen Reinhardt, a Carter appointee who has been solidly in the liberal wing of the court since he took the bench in 1980, is on the panel, along with Clinton appointee Michael Daley Hawkins and N. Randy Smith, a George W. Bush pick.