Monday, 19 January 2009

Human Rights Watch calls on California court to overturn Proposition 8

Human Rights Watch: Equality is a basic value underlying human rights standards and cannot be retracted at the whim of a simple majority, Human Rights Watch said in an amicus brief submitted to the California Supreme Court. Human Rights Watch called on the court to overturn Proposition 8, a referendum narrowly passed last November that withdrew the right to marry from lesbian and gay couples. More...

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