A New Era Begins for California—or Does It?
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A rush for Same-Sex Marriage licenses is expected tomorrow but a few couples will be wed today—in San Francisco, Oakland and Beverly Hills. But the controversy is far from over. If gays and lesbians have the freedom to marry do religions have the right to say, “No?” On Reporter’s Notebook, is Mayor Villaraigosa’s trip to Israel worth what it’s costing the city of LA?
Gay Couples Begin To Wed in the Golden State ()
As of 5 o’clock this afternoon, same sex marriage is legal in California. Most licenses will be issued starting tomorrow. But at 5:01 pm today, Los Angeles County planned to make an exception.
- Dean Logan: Acting Registrar/Recorder, Los Angeles County
- Rachel Dowd: Deputy Editor, The Advocate
- Joe Mathews: Irvine Senior Fellow, New America Foundation, @joemmathews
Mayor Villaraigosa Is In Israel. Why? ()
- John Fishel: President and CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
- Bill Boyarsky: Vice President of the LA City Ethics Commission
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