Supreme Court Ruling Makes Same-Sex Marriage a …
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When the legislative session convened in January, Kevin De Leon introduced Assembly Bill 103, that would allow two people, including same-sex couples, who co-own a home to avoid having their reassessed and raised when one dies. Sen. Mark Leno planned to re-introduce legislation that would designate each May 22 as Harvey Milk Day; a similar bill passed through the last legislative session but was vetoed by .
Timeline: Same-sex marriage through the years - USA TODAY
Between June 15, 2008 and November 4, somewhere between 15,000-20,000 same-sex marriages took place in California. It was widely assumed that these marriages would remain valid after the victory of Proposition 8, since laws are rarely retroactive. In its May 2009 ruling, the California Supreme Court upheld the validity of these marriages.
Status of same-sex marriage - Wikipedia
This concern is based on the observation that higher percentages of black voters may be "traditionally conservative on issues involving homosexuality."
Record-High 60% of Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage
Obama's statement on the matter said that he opposes "the divisive and discriminatory efforts to amend the California Constitution," while McCain told the group that worked to put the measure on the ballot that he agrees with their idea of recognizing "marriage as a unique institution between a man and a woman."