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State Court Upholds Prop. 8

18,000 same-sex marriages will be honored.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/state_court_upholds_prop_8_20090526

On Tuesday May 26, 2009, we stood in Leimert Park, together with clergy of many faiths, awaiting our fate, awaiting a verdict on our humanity. Outrage, sorrow and a renewed sense of purpose swept across the crowd as news spread that the California Supreme Court had made a Solomon’s choice – upholding as legal the marriages entered into by same-sex couples last summer while preserving the travesty of justice that is Proposition 8.

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