Olson and Boies cost Prop 8 opponents $6.4 million

Gingrich calls Mozilla CEO resignation example of “New Fascism”

Ilya Somin on implications of Texas marriage ruling

Vaughn Walker’s “rational basis” decision in Perry now embraced by courts

Leah Farish: A handful of people should not decide the future of marriage

Opinions vary on impact of Supreme Court decision to put stay on same-sex marriages in Utah | Los Angeles Daily News

“Justice Alito’s slam at Vaughn Walker for Prop. 8 ruling” | San Francisco Chronicle

‘Amorphous Federalism’ and the Supreme Court’s Marriage Cases | David Cruz at Loyola L. Rev.

Justice Kennedy cites federalism: “I have a rule: I don’t do weddings”

“Justice Kennedy Speaks Out on Gay Marriage, Shutdown”

Same-Sex Marriage Makes Liberal Judges Irrational | Matthew J. Frank at Public Discourse

Christian Apologist Responds to Culture’s Most Popular Arguments for Homosexuality | Christian Post

Equality California to Honor LGBT Heroes Kamala Harris, Ted Lieu on Oct. 5

“Gay Marriage Battle Lines Shift as States Grapple With Legality” | Bloomberg Businessweek

“The untold risks of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decisions” | Tom Goldstein at SCOTUS Blog

California moral drift soon will be nationwide | BP on Fla. Baptist Witness

“Same-sex marriage fuels debate over path to change”

Va Still Evaluating Benefits For Same-sex Couples

“Ginsburg Embraces Gay-Marriage Rulings as Court Shuns Bold Moves”

Out Celebrating: Over a million cheer equality | Philippine News

Calif. Supreme Court dismisses Prop. 8 case | Alliance Defending Freedom

The Supreme Court and the Future of Marriage | Ryan T. Anderson at Christian Post

“DOMA Ruling: As Violent Anti-Gay Marriage Protests Rock France, Will the Same Happen in the U.S.?” | PolicyMic

New Supreme Court Doctrine? Gov’t officials free to ignore laws they don’t like

Alito Shrugged: Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court conservatives

Prop. 8 proponents ask California Supreme Court to uphold rule of law | Austin R. Nimocks at Sonoran News

What Must Be Done for the Future of Marriage | Ryan T. Anderson at Heritage Foundation

After Perry & Windsor: A Conversation With Evan Wolfson, William Eskridge, Linda Greenhouse and Brad Snyder

PA: Montgomery County to start issuing same sex ‘marriage’ licenses

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Infranco: Prop 8 Fight Isn’t Over | Newsmax

The Legal Circus That Killed Proposition 8 | Frank Schubert at Public Discourse

Kicking it Down the Line: The Effect of the Recent Marriage Decisions on State Laws and Constitutions Protecting Marriage | Jon Scruggs at Townhall

What’s Next for California After Prop. 8 Case Dismissed | KTVA CBS 11

What do the Supreme Court Marriage Decisions Mean for Churches? | Christian Post

What do the Supreme Court marriage decisions mean for churches? | Speak Up Movement Church

HBO to Produce Documentary on Marriage Legal Fight

ACLU and Lambda Legal file three new marriage challenges: NC, PA, VA

Affirming Biblical Marriage – by Word and Deed | Christian Post

“Out Celebrating: Over a million cheer equality” | Philippine News

    Philippine News: A brilliantly sunny June 30, the Sunday following the United States Supreme Court’s rulings on the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 effectively favoring same-sex marriage, drew almost a million and a half people to downtown San Francisco to celebrate equality . . . Within hours that very day, the Supreme Court reportedly received and denied an emergency appeal by a group called Alliance Defending Freedom to stop the marriages taking place in California, citing legal requirement to wait for certification of the high court decision, typically a period of 25 days.

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Bishop says SCOTUS endorsed ‘intrinsic evil’ of homosexuality through raw judicial power | LifeSiteNews

High Court Lets Same-sex Marriages In California Continue | CNN on PrideSource

Finding life after DOMA | Del. County News Network

For nationwide gay marriage, more battles ahead | David Crary at The Advocate (AP)

“Supreme Court gives big boost to same-sex marriage” | USA Today on Des Moines Register

“SCOTUS Ruling: A Giant Leap Forward For Gay Marriage” | Joe Infranco on NPR on WAMU 88.5

“What Next for Gay Marriage Foes?” | The North Coast Journal

Prop. 8 proponents maintain initiative legal under California Constitution | Catholic San Francisco

    Catholic San Francisco (7/3): Our expectation would be that officials of the state would protect and defend the California Constitution, both Prop. 8 and other provisions,” said Austin Nimocks, senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, co-counsel defending Proposition 8. “They obviously have not done that in this case to this point.” . . . The two same-sex couples who contested Prop. 8 in federal district court in San Francisco did not file a class action suit, and therefore there is a case to be made that the district court ruling only applies to them, said Dale Schowengerdt, senior legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom. Other legal avenues are also being considered but not publicized, said Schowengerdt. Nimocks said “the marriage debate is going to do exactly what we thought it was going to do, and that’s continue in the courts, legislative halls and every place. And it’s going to continue for a good long time.”

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“Is Gay Marriage The Product Of Judicial Activism?” | David Davenport at Forbes

A Roe By Any Other Name – Make no mistake: Windsor ends the same-sex marriage battle. | Mona Charen at NRO

How Will the Church Respond to the SCOTUS Rulings? | Engage Family Minute

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Infranco: Prop 8 Fight Isn’t Over | Newsmax (video)

Are new California same-sex marriages on shaky legal ground? | Yahoo News

What Three Dissents Signal for Marriage’s Future | Ryan T. Anderson at Red State

Critics say Supreme Court’s Prop 8 ruling takes power from voters, gives it to state officials

High court subverts initiative process | U-T San Diego

“US Supreme court ends bid to halt California gay unions” | BBC

“Supreme Court Denial to Halt California Gay Marriage Bypasses Rule of Law” | Gospel Herald

“Request to halt Calif. gay marriages denied” | Baptist Press at Townhall

Thinking Outside the Box of Judicial Supremacy

NOM Chairman: Imposing Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘Judicial Tyranny’ | Video

Rep. Gohmert: What’s Next – Legalized Polygamy?

“9th Circuit Accused of Violating Its Own Rules to Speed Gay Marriage in California” | CNSNews

    CNSNews: Everyone on all sides of the marriage debate should agree that the legal process must be followed,” said Senior Counsel Austin R. Nimocks in a news release issued over the weekend. “The 9th Circuit made a clear representation upon which all parties should be able to rely–that the stay would remain in place until final disposition by the Supreme Court. On Friday, the 9th Circuit acted contrary to its own order without explanation. “Last year, the 9th Circuit itself reminded all parties to the Proposition 8 case that the ‘integrity of our judicial system depends in no small part on the ability of litigants and members of the public to rely on a judge’s word.’ We agree,” Nimocks said.

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“California Supreme Court denies petition to hold same-sex marriages in California” | Zeibiz

Kennedy Rejects Final Plea by Prop 8 Supporters | CBN