// you’re reading...

Law

Hollywood To Blame For Gay Marriage

Cry me a river:

Opponents of gay marriage expressed disappointment that an appeals court ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional, blaming “Hollywood-orchestrated attacks” for the loss. ProtectMarriage, which sponsored Proposition 8, said it expected the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn Tuesday’s ruling.

The 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that limited marriage to one man and one woman, violated the U.S. Constitution. The architects of Prop. 8 have vowed to appeal. The ruling was narrow and likely to be limited to California.

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the court said. Prop. 8 forces had a forceful response. “We are not surprised that this Hollywood-orchestrated attack on marriage — tried in San Francisco — turned out this way,” said Brian Raum, senior counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, a religious liberties group that helped form ProtectMarriage. “But we are confident that the expressed will of the American people in favor of marriage will be upheld at the Supreme Court.”

Some Hollywood actors and executives had been major backers of gay marriage.

Discussion

No comments for “Hollywood To Blame For Gay Marriage”

Most Recent Tweets From Us

FamilyLawLADean Masserman
@FamilyLawLA:
I'm thinking drugs. http://t.co/mOZ7uRFQKX @FamilyLawLA
2 days ago
zack_connellyzack
@zack_connelly:
Eat sleep rave repeat!! #hhsssemi #spindr
1 week ago
naty_durannatalia duran
@naty_duran:
#HHSSsemi #huskiessemi #spindr iggy azalea fancy
1 week ago
KyleighXoxkyleigh
@KyleighXox:
WAITING FOR SUPER MAN - daughtry #HHSSsemi #spindr
1 week ago
onyxwrightonyx wright
@onyxwright:
#spindr make a circle #HHSSsemi
1 week ago
_____aash_____Aash ♥
@_____aash_____:
Crank some massariiii #spindr #hhsssemi #beeasy
1 week ago
zack_connellyzack
@zack_connelly:
Shot me down David guetta #hhsssemi #spindr
1 week ago
michaelcaldyRanger Phil
@michaelcaldy:
Apollo by hardwell? #spindr
1 week ago
PinneyChantelChantel ❤️
@PinneyChantel:
Soo glad to be with my Huron friends again #spindr #huskiessemi#HHSSsemi
1 week ago
NathanHeald•Limitless•
@NathanHeald:
Kryptonite by Danny Fernandes #HuskiesSemi #spindr @THEMUSEUM
1 week ago
michaelcaldyRanger Phil
@michaelcaldy:
Anything pegboard nerds!!! #spindr
1 week ago
Lakatos_AlexAlexander Lakatos
@Lakatos_Alex:
#spindr wax by juicy J
1 week ago
m_alexdreghicialex dreghici
@m_alexdreghici:
Work hard play hard #hhsssemi #spindr
1 week ago

Blog Catalog

Law & Legal Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory