Retrieved June 27, Some opponents of Proposition 8 retaliated by obtaining and publishing the personal information of its supporters, including businesses, churches, politicians and ordinary citizens, triggering death threats, rape threats, mass denunciation and vandalism against supporters. Both proposals never saw passage. Those margins with differences less than their margins of error are marked as "n. Archived from the original PDF on April 25,
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Perry belowthe ruling established that Proposition 8 was valid as voted, but that marriages performed before it went into effect would remain valid. Retrieved August 8, The state government supported the ruling and refused to defend the law. Check date values in: Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.
While only lasting a month before being overruled, this was supported by other cities such as San Jose gained global attention, and led to the case In re Marriage Casesin which Proposition 22 was found San Francisco County Superior CourtMarch 14, and confirmed upon appeal California Supreme CourtMay 15, to be unconstitutional. The Roman Catholic Church as well as a Roman Catholic lay fraternal organizationthe Knights of Columbus firmly supported the measure. Archived from the original on November 18, The proponents' petition challenged the state and county clerk responses to the ruling in Perryasserting that, in their view, only two counties were affected by the ruling and other counties had no legal capacity to discretionally do likewise; that the plaintiffs, not representing a classhad their relief while others who were not plaintiffs had no change to their position within the law; and that county clerks were not in fact covered by the ruling and were therefore bound to comply with the law as it stood. Archived from the original on May 29,