Eric Ethington (Author) | November 22, 2010
California – The Prop 8 Appeals Trial, starting December 6th, will be televised! Start setting your timers, we’ll have the live feed right here on PRIDEinUtah! In addition to liveblogging the trial, you’ll also be able to pick up the live feed right here on PRIDEinUtah! Stay tuned.
Eric Ethington (Author) | June 16, 2010
From the excellent coverage of Lisa Keen: Conservative attorney Ted Olson relied heavily this morning on comparisons between the current ban on same-sex marriage and the ban that existed in the 1960’s on interracial marriage. The claim by supporters of Proposition 8, he said, that marriage has traditionally been understood to be one man and [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | June 15, 2010
Closing arguments for the historical Prop 8 Trial in California are set to start tomorrow! Live updates will be available on my Twitter or FB pages, the wrap-ups will be posted here. Cheers!
Eric Ethington (Author) | May 13, 2010
Love it, one of my all time favorites, Alan Cumming along with Ellen Greene re-enact a portion of the Prop 8 Federal Trial. Watch the video!
Eric Ethington (Author) | April 28, 2010
California – Judge Vaughn Walker has announced that the closing arguments for the historical trial over the constitutionality of Prop 8 will be June 16th. Now Prop 8 supporters are bringing a new tactic in. Prop 8 proponents are now trying to strike the testimony of their own witness, Dr. Tam. His testimony almost single-handedly [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | February 9, 2010
In an update to Sunday’s story about Prop 8 Trial Judge Vaughn Walker being gay, NOM (people from the “storm is coming” commercial) has released a statement that it doesn’t matter he’s gay.. he’s just incredibly biased. While both official sides in the Prop 8 Trial case are both claiming that they don’t care about [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | February 7, 2010
Today the San Francisco Chronicle outed Prop 8 Trial Judge Walker as gay, which has apparently been known to most insiders in the case – including the defense – but is only now being given media attention. The chronicle states: The biggest open secret in the landmark trial over same-sex marriage being heard in San [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | January 26, 2010
Prop 8 Trial Day 11 Summary, from Howard Mintz: 2:45 p.m.: Prop 8 witness says marriage a natural institution not driven by religion Proposition 8 witness David Blankenhorn is continuing to air his opinion that marriage is designed for child-raising, and that it is a natural institution developed through history and culture, not one driven [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | January 21, 2010
Once again, from the desk of Howard Mintz: ————————————————————- 4:54 p.m.: Plaintiff’s lawyer shows e-mails linking William Tam to Prop 8 campaign The 8th day of the Prop. 8 trial is done. William Tam, a leading Prop. 8 proponent, spent an eventful afternoon on the stand. Plaintiffs attorney David Boies finished up by trying to [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | January 20, 2010
Day 7 of the historic Prop 8 Federal Trial is over. Today showed us some of the most poignant testimony available, including the testimony of a young man who at the age of 12 was sent to “conversion” groups to “fix” him, and a new release of documents outlining the involvement of the Mormon Church [...]