Thursday, April 7, 2011

The California Judge who struck down Prop 8 admits he is gay

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Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker claims his sexual orientation had nothing to do with his decision to strike down California's gay marriage ban. Sure it didn't.
(The Examiner)- The federal judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban has confirmed longtime rumors that he's gay, but said his sexuality was irrelevant in deciding the landmark case.

Speaking for the first time about the case since retiring from the bench in February, former Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker said he never considered recusing himself from deciding the constitutionality of Proposition 8 because of his sexual orientation, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

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