Prop8 http://kvpr.org en Commentary: The Secret Potential of Secret Marriage in California http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-secret-potential-secret-marriage-california <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pssst. </span>Wanna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> know a secret?</span></p><p>I’m going to let you in on confidential marriage, an only-in-California concoction that is little known but deeply relevant to today’s debates about marriage.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:31:22 +0000 Joe Mathews 17001 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: The Secret Potential of Secret Marriage in California In Sacramento, Justice Kennedy Criticizes California Prison Spending http://kvpr.org/post/sacramento-justice-kennedy-criticizes-california-prison-spending <p></p><p>He’s not only from California.&nbsp; Justice Anthony Kennedy’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings – past and future – are felt in California.&nbsp; He wrote the ruling in a case involving the state’s overcrowded prisons, and many observers feel the fate of Proposition 8 is in his hands.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:09:56 +0000 Ben Adler 11879 at http://kvpr.org In Sacramento, Justice Kennedy Criticizes California Prison Spending Assembly Speaker Files Supreme Court Brief Opposing Prop 8 http://kvpr.org/post/assembly-speaker-files-supreme-court-brief-opposing-prop-8 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The speaker of the California Assembly has filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the justices to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage.</span></p><p>In his friend-of-the-court brief known as an “amicus”&nbsp;brief, Speaker John Pérez &nbsp;argues voter-approved Proposition 8 prevents him from passing bills at the State Capitol.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 02:03:57 +0000 Ben Adler 11499 at http://kvpr.org Assembly Speaker Files Supreme Court Brief Opposing Prop 8