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  • California gay marriage ban overturned, appeal planned

    February 7, 2012 | 11:11 am

    A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday found California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional in a case that is likely to lead to a showdown on the issue in the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Proponents of the ban said they would appeal the ruling, and the Protect Marriage coalition that sponsored the...

  • Justices to uphold Prop. 8?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 6, 2009 | 1:14 pm

    Surprising headline from the San Francisco Chronicle: “Justices seem to be leaning in favor of Prop. 8.”

    I don’t find it surprising because I thought Proposition 8, the California ballot measure that amended the the state constitution to limit marriage to a man and a woman. Legal...

  • ‘Milk’ captures doomed life of gay, Jewish politician

    December 10, 2008 | 3:59 pm


    The trailer


    "I'M FROM WOODMERE. I'M JEWISH. I'M GAY."

    Harvey Milk often carried a sign with those words on marches during his activist days in the 1970s, his nephew Stuart Milk says. The first openly gay man in the country to be elected to public office "was not religious or...

  • Satire, Hitchens, Rotbart and fear

    November 26, 2008 | 5:38 pm

    Moderate Proposal

    I am disgusted at Rob Eshman's opinion piece exposing author Christopher Hitchen's drinking to the public ("A Moderate Proposal" Nov. 21). It's not only disrespectful but irrelevant to the story and serves only to show Eshman's lack of decency and tact -- an...
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  • The spirit of Jonathan Swift, Rotbart should apologize

    November 20, 2008 | 1:17 am

    ALTTEXT

    It Can't Happen Here

    I was shocked by Rob Eshman's article wherein he found an unnamed organizer telling him that a coalition of blacks and Mormon leaders have begun laying the groundwork for a 2012 ballot initiative that would ban Jews from marrying Jews ("It Can't Happen Here,"...

  • Passage of Prop. 8 reveals rift between denominations

    By Rachel Heller

    November 12, 2008 | 11:52 pm

    Three days after California narrowly passed Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, congregants of Beth Chayim Chadashim gathered in their Pico Boulevard sanctuary for a Friday night Shabbat service marked by solidarity and grief.

    "This week of all weeks we need...