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Prop 8 es declarado inconstitucional

4 August, 2010

El juez Vaughn Walker de la Corte Federal del Distrito 9 en California, acaba de declarar a Prop 8 como inconstitucional.

Más reacciones al rato. Información técnica aquí.

Y la conclusión de la decisión:

Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage license. Indeed, the evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California Constitution the notion that opposite-sex couples are superior to same-sex couples.  Because California has no interest in discriminating against gay men and lesbians, and because Proposition 8 prevents California from fulfilling its constitutional obligation to provide marriages on an equal basis,the court concludes that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.

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