Proponents of the case, Perry v. Archived from the original on May 22, They had previously changed their names to Cable-McCarthy. The rationale of the Prop 8 dissenters". October 29—31, . These included protests outside the LDS 's Los Angeles California Temple in Westwood, Los Angeles ;  a march through Hollywood that blocked traffic and elicited police intervention;  a candlelight vigil in front of the Sacramento Gay and Lesbian Center and a large demonstration in front of the state capitol. Archived from the original PDF on
Those who described themselves as religious were the strongest supporters of Prop 8.
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Los Angeles Mayoral elections M N The proponents' petition challenged the state and county clerk responses to the ruling in Perryasserting that, in their view, only two counties were affected by the ruling and other counties had no legal capacity to discretionally do likewise; that the plaintiffs, not representing a classhad their relief while others who were not plaintiffs had no change to their position within the law; and that county clerks were not in fact covered by the ruling and were therefore bound to comply with the law as it stood. The case, known as Perry v. Its full text was: Initiative Constitutional Amendment ; originally titled the "California Marriage Protection Act"   was a California ballot proposition that changed the California Constitution to add a new section 7. League of Women Voters of California. Court of Appeals elections
Randy Smithnoted in his dissent that states do legitimately prohibit sexual relationships condemned by society such as incestbigamyand bestialityand impose age limits for marriage without violating constitutional rights. Advancing the Public Good, Emily R. Retrieved 17 August The one-sentence code section explicitly defined the union of a man and a woman as the only valid or recognizable form of marriage in the State of California. The Supreme Court issued a 5—4 decision on June 26, Retrieved August 30,