Mayor's Statement On Federal Court Upholding Marriage Equality

Mayor’s Statement On Federal Court Upholding Marriage Equality Mayor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on Judge Vaughn R. Walker’s ruling in Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al, the U.S. District Court case regarding California’s Proposition 8 and marriage equality:

“Today’s decision is a victory for the fundamental American idea enshrined in our Constitution that separate is not equal and that all people deserve equal rights and treatment under the law. It is a victory for the thousands of California couples, their families and friends whose lives and loving, committed relationships have once again been affirmed in the eyes of the law.”  Read more.

Posted on August 5, 2010 | The comments to this entry are closed.