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Video Shows the Day Marriage Equality Returned to California
From our stirring victory at the U.S. Supreme Court to the emotional day when our plaintiffs were finally married, check out this great video about what it was like when marriage equality returned to California.
This time, it’s permanent.
The outpouring of support from people like you—our generous donors and vocal advocates—made our victory over Prop. 8 possible.
BREAKING: Gay and lesbian couples begin marrying in California
Gay and lesbian couples are now able to marry in California. Today, the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay on the historic federal court decision that ruled Prop. 8 unconstitutional.
Graphic: Potential Supreme Court Rulings on Prop. 8 and Marriage Equality
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Prop. 8 and marriage equality. Here’s a graphic about how the court can rule.
Ted Olson and David Boies Wall Street Journal: Gays Deserve Equal Rights
On the day they argue for marriage equality at the Supreme Court, AFER attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies pen an editorial in the Wall Street Journal eloquently stating why gay and lesbian couples deserve equal marital rights nationwide.
Prop. 8 Proponents File Final Brief
Our opponents in the Proposition 8 case—an organization that calls itself—just filed their reply brief with the U.S. Supreme Court. This is the last and final brief before AFER’s attorneys face them a week from today at oral argument.
Friend of the Court Briefs Filed with U.S. Supreme Court
Dozens of amici curiae, or “friends of the Court,” are filing briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of AFER’s Plaintiffs challenging California’s Proposition 8.
Marriage. It’s What Brings Us Together.
AFER founding boardmember Rob Reiner marks Valentine's Day by talking about how he wants every American to be able to be brought together by the special, unique bond of marriage.
Prop. 8 Proponents Make Emergency Call for Donations
The proponents of Prop. 8 are rallying their extensive network and building a legal defense fund in hopes that the Supreme Court ignores the nationwide momentum in support of marriage equality and upholds Prop. 8.
Prop. 8 Trial Conclusion: The Case for Marriage Equality
AFER Executive Director Adam Umhoefer discusses the importance of the Prop. 8 trial to mark three years after its conclusion.