Prop. 8: The 9th Circuit Ruling

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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.

Guests:

Scott Shafer, reporter and host of KQED's The California Report

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

John Eastman, chair of the National Organization for Marriage, law professor and former dean of the Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California

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