Now that the California Supreme Court has agreed to hear three challenges to Prop 8, do you better understand?
The California Supreme Court accepted three lawsuits seeking to nullify Proposition 8, a voter-approved constitutional amendment that overruled the court's decision in May that legalized gay marriage.
All three cases claim the measure abridges the civil rights of a vulnerable minority group. They argue that voters alone did not have the authority to enact such a significant constitutional change. The California Supreme court thinks these three particular challenges warrant consideration.
What do you think?