On appeal, a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled the county had no right of appeal, and asked the California Supreme Court to rule whether the proponents of Prop 8 had the right to appeal known as " standing " if the State did not do so. Retrieved August 29, The Wilf Family Department of Politics. Frawley, who ruled that "the title and summary includes an essentially verbatim recital of the text of the measure itself",  and that the change was valid because the measure did, in fact, eliminate a right upheld by the California Supreme Court. Archived from the original PDF on March 16,
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Same-sex marriages to resume in California after Prop 8 ruling
Retrieved January 25, Perry held that Proposition 8 proponents lack legal standing to appeal district court's decision, the decision of the Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit was vacated with no legal effect or precedent. Archived from the original on July 31, Retrieved December 19, Hundreds of couples receive marriage licenses for the next month, spurring the conversation around the freedom to marry, and emphasizing that no one is hurt when same-sex couples are married. Archived from the original on September 24, 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.
The official proponents' justifications for the measure were analyzed in over fifty pages covering eighty findings of fact. Proposition 8 proponents argued that the district court's injunction is applicable only to the two couples who are the plaintiffs in the case or, at most, applies to the two counties whose clerks were named as defendants. Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Gay marriage banned in three states; other ballot measures decided Protesters demonstrate in front of Latter-day Saints temple in L. What's at stake in the Perry case is not just the right of California voters to reaffirm the definition of marriage as only between a man and a woman, but whether marriage will be redefined in every state in the nation. Retrieved October 2,