California Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Gay Marriage

By Jonathan Adams May 15, 2008

The California Supreme Court, in 4-3 decision, overturned a ban on gay marriage Thursday, paving the way for California to become the second state where gay and lesbian residents can marry. Associated Press. In other news, an HIV positive man receives 35 years in prison for spitting on a Dallas police officer because a jury found that Willie Campbell used his saliva as a deadly weapon. Associated Press.