Appeals court stays Prop 8 ruling

Washington Blade: ‘It made no sense to impose a radical change in marriage on the people of California before all appeals on their behalf are heard,’ said [Jim Campbell], litigation staff counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund. ‘Refusing to stay the decision would only have created more legal confusion surrounding any same-sex unions entered while the appeal is pending . . . ADF and the rest of the legal team is confident that the right of Americans to protect marriage in their state constitutions will ultimately be upheld.’”