In addition to answering [the legality of Prop8], however, the seven-member court is expected to address the legal status of some 18,000 same-sex couples who were married in California between June — when the legalization took effect — and Election Day in November.Please go here for my reflections on what my marriage means to me.
The state’s top law enforcement official, Attorney General Jerry Brown, said last year that he believed those same-sex marriages would be legal regardless of Proposition 8. But opponents of same-sex marriage argue that it is illogical to continue to recognize marriages that can no longer be legally performed here.
Andrew P. Pugno, the general counsel for ProtectMarriage.com, the leading group behind Proposition 8, said that it was meant to be “a blanket unqualified statement that applies to all marriages."
And please, wherever you are, join the Day of Decision rallies throughout CA and across the country.