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BREAKING NEWS: Ninth Court of Appeals weighs two motions in Prop. 8 case | VIDEOS

A three-judge panel at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals grilled lawyers on both sides Thursday afternoon on two motions under appeal: Whether to release the Prop 8 trial video and whether to vacate the Prop 8 ruling because the judge was gay and in a committed relationship.

Attacks against Proposition 8 trial judge are denounced

“Proponents will stop at nothing to ensure that gay and lesbian Americans remain second-class citizens. The shameful attacks on Chief Judge Walker are an insult to all Americans who trust in the integrity of the federal judiciary and its commitment to the rule of law.”

Ninth Circuit slaps stay on release of Prop 8 trial videos

The never-ending legal fight over anything associated with Proposition 8 took yet another twist today when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted an emergency stay to halt the release of the trial videotapes.