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Same-Sex Marriage for California

June 26, 2013 permalink

Five years ago California held the mother of all same-sex marriage referendums. Spending on the campaign dwarfed the campaigns in all other jurisdictions. The voters rejected same-sex marriage. An appellate judge set aside the voters' opinion, contending that it was a constitutionally-protected right. Today the supreme court of the United States let the appellate action stand, finally overruling the voice of the voters and bringing on same-sex marriage for California.