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The California Council of Churches has petitioned the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8 on the same grounds as gay rights groups have claimed -- that Prop. 8 was not a constitutional amendment, but rather a constitutional revision -- which requires more than a vote of the electorate. ...

A coalition of gay rights groups have filed a petition to overturn California's Proposition 8. The gist of the argument is that Proposition 8 revises the California Constitution rather than amends it. Petition here. Update: The City of San Francisco has filed its own petition....

By Jessica Christensen, Legal Satyricon Employment Law Correspondent Guadalupe Benitez and Joanne Clark, a lesbian couple in a long term relationship, wanted to have a baby. After unsuccessful attempts at self-insemination using sperm bank material, the couple was referred to the North Coast Women’s Medical Center, Inc. (North Coast) for...