We'll watch for Arthur Leonard to analyze how setting up two classes of marrieds works and what it means. I suspect his legal comments will appear today. I'll link to them when they do.
Wednesday Follow-Up: Sure enough, Prof. Leonard has a detailed and insightful analysis here.
Meanwhile, we can assume that the pro-equality forces will continue their planning for a ballot initiative to reverse the discriminatory amendment. While that is possible next year, the 2012 general election is a more likely time.
The Bee reports:
State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, said in a statement, "I view today's decision by the California Supreme Court as a temporary setback for the cause of equality for all people."Locally in Boston, the protest starts tonight, Join the Impact will lead a rally at 7 p.m. in Copley Square.
Tags: massmarrier, same-sex marriage, California, Prop 8