25 California Mayors Opposing Prop. 8 As U.S. Supreme Court Debates The Ban

The high-profile U.S. Supreme Court debate over California’s same-sex marriage ban is, of course, getting plenty of attention as oral arguments begin this week. Among those commenting are 25 California mayors who are urging the justices to find the measure unconstitutional, including the top executives from Sacramento, Los Angels and Oakland.
Oddly, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was not among those signing a group statement that was being distributed by the liberal Courage Campaign. Maybe that’s because he’s a “given,” having ordered his city to fly a rainbow flag over City Hall through Wednesday. “As mayors,” say the mayors, “we have a responsibility to unite our cities, not divide them.”

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