A California judge just overturned Prop 8, the state’s controversial ban of same-sex marriages. The queer blogosphere is already rejoicing — albeit catiously:
From Rod McCullom, who writes at Rod 2.0:
In an historic victory for LGBT rights, Chief United States District Judge Vaughn Walker has overturned Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure banning same-sex marriage in California. The judge ruled the law is unconstitutional under the due-process and equal-protection clauses “because it denies … fundamental rights without a legit reason.
Prop 8 supporters have reportedly already filed a preemptive stay of today’s ruling, which is almost certain to be appealed and go to the Supreme Court.
Stay tuned for more reactions and analysis.