California Prop 8 Decision Thursday?

Jim Burroway

May 19th, 2009

We’re hearing rumors. Joe.My.God says baracades have been spotted in the Castro. The Supreme Court releases decisions on Monday and Thursday. Due to the emotional stake so many people have in the decision, it stands to reason that the Court would give law enforcement advance notice of a pending decision. Are San Francisco police acting on a heads up?

Update: Equality Network is passing around an email saying they have it from “reliable sources” that the decision will come down Thursday. All speculation on what that decision would be is just that: speculation. The Court will give twenty-four hours notice of their announcement of the decision on its web site at 10:00 a.m. PST.

Regardless of the decision, good or bad, there are Day of Decision rallies planned across the country for Thursday. Please check here for details.


May 19th, 2009

so do the barricades portend an unfavorable decision, where people may be out-of-control upset . . . or a favorable decision with dancing in the streets? hm.

Scott P.

May 19th, 2009

No, lurker, more than likely they’re just being cautious.

Brian Torwelle

May 20th, 2009

Whatever happens, I just hope no one does anything stupid.


May 20th, 2009

What Brian said. I hope it’s a celebration, though of course, not everyone will celebrate.


May 20th, 2009

Or maybe with Pride month coming they’re getting ready for some other event. Nothing like random out of the blue rumors to get things going though. OMG I saw Mayor Newsom getting a cup of coffee from McDonald’s that must mean Starbucks is getting ready to rescind it’s policy on domestic partner benefits. Good Lord people, how about calling someone and oh I don’t know, getting the facts.


May 20th, 2009

At 10:08 I checked the supreme court website and there’s no announcement. Looks like they’re waiting till next week…

Priya Lynn

May 20th, 2009

While the concensus seems to be that prop 8 will be upheld I think there’s a good chance people that believe that are going to be surprised. There’s a reason this decision is taking so long.

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