The three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of appeals, which had heard the oral arguments in the Prop.8 case, said that they could not make any decision until the Californian Supreme Court indicates if the supporters of the proposition 8 have the right or not to defend it in front of a federal judge.
Last week, I wrote about the possibility that Obama's administration has to be able to give its view to Supreme Court, which has to rule on marriage equality in California and on cases challenging the section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which says marriage is a only an union between a man and a woman.
In a Friday filing, a lawyer of the administration, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, urged the Supreme Court to kill DOMA!
The New Yorker proposes an assessment on the victories of the LGBT community and on President Obama.
Today, the Court of Appeal of San Francisco will hear the arguments of the supporters and opponents to know if the video of the 2010 lawsuit must be or not released to the public and if the decision of Judge Vaughn to repeal the ban of gay marriage in California was impartial as he is gay.
The judge who had stopped the ban of the gay marriage in California speaks for the first time on the fact that he is gay.