State Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Overturn Prop 8
Two San Francisco lawmakers from the Assembly and Senate are planning to introduce resolutions supporting the repeal of Proposition 8. "Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, will introduce measures specify that Prop 8 is an improper revision of the California Constitution. Significant revisions to the Constitution mandate distinct procedures and require a two-thirds vote of each house of the Legislature before going to voters," says Equality California, the organization that is sponsoring the bills. Proposition 8, which sought to ban gay marriage in California, won in the November election, prompting protests and a state supreme court case that will likely be heard starting in March. It seems the battle over Prop 8 is being fought at every level possible.