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Gay Marriage Goes Up for Argument in California

California’s a place that may seem a little kooky, a little crunchy, and definitely more than a little liberal when viewed from some other areas of the nation, but when it comes to the issue of gay marriage, it has yet to catch up with Iowa in terms of enacting progressive legislative change. Or Spain. Let’s keep that in mind as we consider the following news item: — KA

The Washington Post:

Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in a landmark lawsuit that challenges California’s ban on gay marriage.

Two same-sex couples are suing to overturn Proposition 8, which voters passed in 2008. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker is hearing the case in San Francisco.

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