Wednesday, August 4, 2010
The law previously passed with voter support on a ballot.
This is a battle won, but doesn't mark the end of the war. There will likely be many more steps for this bill to overcome before we can say that it has been successfully overturned. The fight could go all the way to the Supreme Court - where a ruling would be a landmark for gay rights activists.
The attitude in California was rather celebratory. Celebrities such as Ellen, Kim Kardashian, and more all applaud the judges ruling.
Many are concerned about the law, claiming that marriage is an institution between one man and one woman, and has been for the past millennium. Still others say it's time for a change, and time for same-sex couples to reap the same benefits as their heterosexual counterparts. What are your thoughts on the matter?