Tue, Feb 7, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
Prop. 8: The 9th Circuit RulingDownload audio (MP3)
The federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Proposition 8, California's same-sex marriage ban, is unconstitutional. The court found that Prop. 8 violates the equal protection clause under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. We discuss the ruling, which will likely be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Host: Michael Krasny
- John Eastman, chair of the National Organization for Marriage, law professor and former dean of the Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California
- Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, a legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families
- Scott Shafer, reporter and host of KQED's The California Report