Posts Tagged ‘Ban’

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Poll: California Homosexual Marriage Ban Driven by Religion

December 5, 2008

Voters’ economic status and religious convictions played a greater role than race and age in determining whether they supported the Nov. 4 ballot measure outlawing same-sex marriage in California, a new poll shows.

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California Supreme Court to Take up Homosexual Marriage Ban (Video)

November 20, 2008

homo-mar-supps2.jpgCalifornia’s highest court agreed Wednesday to hear several legal challenges to the state’s new ban on same-sex marriage but refused to allow gay couples to resume marrying before it rules.

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Some Abortion Opponents Shift Focus From Ban to Reduction

November 19, 2008

Frustrated by the failure to overturn Roe v. Wade, a growing
number of antiabortion pastors, conservative academics and activists
are setting aside efforts to outlaw abortion and instead are focusing
on building social programs and developing other assistance for
pregnant women to reduce the number of abortions.

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Homosexual Marriage Supporters Protest California Ban Across Nation

November 17, 2008

Gay rights supporters waving rainbow colors marched, chanted and danced
in cities coast to coast Saturday to protest the vote that banned gay
marriage in California and to urge supporters not to quit the fight for
the right to wed.

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How Colorado Became the First State to Reject a Ban on Affirmative Action

November 11, 2008

colorado-voters-affirmative-action.jpgColorado voters became the first in the nation to reject a ban on state affirmative action programs, narrowly defeating a measure that California businessman Ward Connerly has helped pass in four other states.

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Legality of California’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Challenged

November 11, 2008

The future of same-sex marriage in the Golden State will rest, once again, in the hands of its highest court. But this time, its fate will hinge on a different question: Can a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage go before voters? Or must it go before the legislature first?

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Black and Latino Voters Critical to Same-Sex Marriage Ban

November 6, 2008

gay-marriage-protests.JPGEven as African-American and
Latino voters were a powerful force in boosting America’s first black
president to victory, in California they also were crucial to passing
Proposition 8, a ballot measure labeled, “Eliminates right of same-sex
couples to marry.”

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