Sexual-orientation discrimination violates the Constitution? With Perry v. Retrieved 10 February Instead, they won because the justices ruled that the proponents of Proposition 8 lacked the legal standing to defend the initiative. Microsoft Corp. As the Proposition 8 case ambled along, gay-rights advocates notched wins across the United States.
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Intense backlash against the Hawaii decision was what had led to the passage of DOMA and to 31 states banning legal recognition of gay and lesbian couples. The Presidential Election Originally I suspected the result of the trial was wrong even if the outcome was right.
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