Month: August 2010

Ninth Circuit Issues Emergency Stay of Proposition 8 Ruling

August 18, 2010 The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has put on hold US District Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling earlier this month that would have opened the door to same-sex marriage in California this week.  The Ninth Circuit will now review the case, which will almost certainly end up in the US Supreme Court.  …

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Federal Court Rules Against Traditional Marriage

August 5, 2010 Catholic bishops across the country have begun voicing their objections to the federal court ruling overturning Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.  As the decision applies only to California, it does not affect Kansas’ marriage amendment, nor does it affect federal …

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