Monday, February 23, 2009

Result of HR5 Vote at Capital

The California State assembly passed a resolution encouraging the state Supreme Court to overturn the results of Proposition 8.

the pomegranate apple has more info on how the judiciary assembly members voted

Beetle Blogger has a video of the proceedings as well as some personal accounts of others who were there

Pearl Diver posts about her experience lobbying at the capital

Their words say it all.

Pearl: "Democracy was categorically ignored."
Beetle: "Your legislators cancel[led] your vote."
the pomegranate apple: "The legislature’s attempt to influence the judiciary is a serious disregard for the separation of powers."

Update: SR7 passes committee with a 3-2 vote