A California family leader is calling on county clerks in the
state to stand up to "tyrannical" judges who ruled against
Soon after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision
against the voter-approved Proposition 8, the Ninth U.S. Circuit
Court of Appeals lifted a stay on homosexual "marriage" in The
Golden State, ignoring the 25-day waiting period meant to allow
Prop. 8 proponents to ask for another hearing from the Supreme
See earlier story)
Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, says the Ninth Circuit not
only ignored the California Constitution, but it also violated the
"What's needed is a lawsuit from a county clerk in any of
California's 58 counties -- anybody who is concerned that they will
follow the law, anybody who has integrity and who has remembered
their oath of office to follow the law, to go with what's going on
in the Constitution," he suggests.
Since Prop. 8 is in the California Constitution, Thomasson
asserts it is imperative that officials defend it.
"Judges don't make the laws," he notes. "The Constitution of
California says what marriage is, and the Constitution of
California says nothing can be overturned unless an appellate court
ruling is respected or installed. There is no appellate court
ruling that is overturning Proposition 8; thus, Proposition 8 is
The Supreme Court has rejected a request from Prop. 8 proponents
to halt the commencement of "gay marriages" in California.