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LA Times Endorses No on Prop 8

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Yesterday, the LA Times' editorial board endorsed the opposing side of Prop 8, which would ban gay marriage in California. "Civil rights are commonly hard-won, and not the result of widespread consensus... Fundamental rights are exactly that. They should neither wait for popular acceptance, nor be revoked because it is lacking."