Prop 8 Update

Judge Vaughn Walker has ruled that same-sex marriage in California would not be indefinitely kept on hold while opponents mount their appeal. He has given them six days to fuck around some more, but ordered that same-sex marriage should resume on August 18 failing a contradictory ruling from the appeals court.
Walker said on Thursday that ban proponents didn't convince him that anyone would be harmed by allowing same-sex marriages to resume.

"The evidence at trial showed, however, that Proposition 8 harms the state of California," Walker said.

…Walker also said that no one can claim harm by allowing same-sex weddings to go forward, but banning them harms gays.

Finally, Walker said it also appears doubtful that the opponents of the ban have any right to appeal his decision striking down a state law that he said should have been defended by either Gov. Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Brown.
I quite genuinely cannot believe the dinosaurs challenging this thing haven't just given up already. Surely even they feel the homomentum at this point. Yeesh.

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