The heated battle over Proposition 8, California's ballot initiative introducing a constitution amendment outlawing same-sex marriages, has been approved by voters. Votes were being counted until early this morning, with 52% for the ban and 48% against it. The LA Times reports ban throws "into doubt the unions of an estimated 18,000 same-sex couples who wed during the last 4 1/2 months"--the CA State Supreme Court recognized gay marriage in May. So now the Monday morning quarterbacking--did progressives get too complacent? how could Utah Mormons (they funded support for the ban) seize control of the California Constitution--begins, as do lawsuits.
Yes on Prop 8: California's Gay Marriage Ban Passes
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