Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The Proposition 8 Ruling in San Francisco

A crowd of a couple of thousand people gathered in front of the California Supreme Court on McAllister Street Tuesday morning.

They were there for the announcement of the court's ruling on the constitutionality of Proposition 8...

...and from the looks on most people's faces, it was obvious the court had ruled to uphold the proposition making it California law that "marriage is between one man and one woman."

They also upheld the same-sex marriages carried out between their initial ruling and the passage of Proposition 8 which feels a bit like Solomon insisting on a child being split in half so both competing mothers can have a piece.

There were protestors of every shape and size...

...including the religious zealots who believe they are a bulwark against "The Homosexual Agenda."

Mostly, it was a media clusterfuck with thousands of cameras of every variety being pointed at everyone else.

Even would-be blogger and former Chronicle editor Phil Bronstein made a cameo appearance.


Ced said...

Where are them judicial activist when you need them? Sad day.

Also, I can see Phil B's blog post already, he'll find a way to pin this mess on our "absentee mayor."

Beacongal said...

Wow, this is better than the evening news! Keep up the good work, SFMike. In the Civic Center nabe, you're at the crossroads of history as it is being made