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CA GOP’s acceptance of Log Cabin Club a major culture war win — reflects 4-decade battle

California’s gay Republicans, after four decades at the margins, finally have won recognition from their party. At this month’s state GOP convention in Sacramento, the California Republican Party approved the charter of the Log Cabin Republicans of California by an 861-293

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Separation of marriage and state 9

July 1, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — As a kid, I remember watching a rerun of the 1952 “I Love Lucy Show” episode in which Lucy finds her marriage license while cleaning out a closet. She discovers, to her

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Governor as dictator

June 27, 2013 By John Seiler “Hail Caesar!” Gov. Jerry Brown likes classical references. So that’s one we should salute him with every time we see him. As I wrote yesterday about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 8,

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Do Supreme Court marriage decisions make voting pointless?

June 26, 2013 By John Seiler Several CalWatchDog.com readers I never heard from before called me today about the Supreme Court decisions on marriage. They all were wondering if their votes on Proposition 8 in 2008 were pointless, along with

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Courts Undermine State’s Initiative System 0

Jan. 20, 2012 I voted against Proposition 215, the so-called Compassionate Use Act, which legalized marijuana use here in the nation’s largest pot-growing state for — wink, wink, nod, nod — “medicinal purposes.” That’s why it is rather ironic that

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Prop. 13 Circuit Breaker Halts Tax Losses 3

JULY 8, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI AND CHARLES B. WARREN California’s Proposition 13 is working to halt a larger and faster erosion of the property tax base in Sacramento County and elsewhere around the state.  But that is not what

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