United States v. He noted that gays and lesbians are exactly the type of minority that strict scrutiny was designed to protect. On June 26,in a decision, the Supreme Court declined to revisit the Ninth Circuit's decision on the grounds that the backers of Proposition 8 had lacked standing to appeal       and that "Petitioners' arguments to the contrary are unpersuasive". In an act unprecedented in California history both the Governor and Attorney General refused to defend a constitutional amendment. See All States. LA Weekly. In Bourke v.
September 26, Retrieved June 27, Schalk and Kopf v. How soon can we get married?