Articles Tagged With ‘Marriage’

1001 Ashley Madison users in SLO County

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF In San Luis Obispo County, of the 1001 participants on the hookup website Ashley Madison, 978 are men and 23 are women. The largest single occupation for local users is lawyer followed by doctor. Users include pastors,... (Continue reading)

Gay marriage more acceptable to blacks

A majority of African Americans in this country now support gay marriage, a shift in attitude from just four years ago, according to the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Ben Jealous. (San Francisco... (Continue reading)

State justices liking Prop. 8 backers’ claims?

State Supreme Court justices Tuesday appeared to be receptive to arguments by backers of California’s same-sex marriage ban that proponents of Prop. 8 should have legal authority to defend their measure in court. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Several justices suggested during oral arguments... (Continue reading)

Schwarzenegger and Shriver separate

Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former First Couple of California, are now living apart as they decide the future of their 25-year marriage. [LA Times] Shriver, 55, moved out of the couple’s Brentwood mansion weeks ago and the couple... (Continue reading)

Judge to rule on status of gay marriage

Judge Vaughn Walker is scheduled to rule Thursday morning on whether or not gay marriage can resume in California. [LA Times] The federal jurist is deciding if a hold on gay marriage in the state should continue, following his recent... (Continue reading)

No clear path to victory for gay marriage

The effort to get same sex marriage on the California ballot in 2010 took a hit Monday. Rick Jacobs, the leader of the 700,000-member Courage Campaign, sent out an email announcing that after spending more than $200,000 on “qualitative research”... (Continue reading)