Video: Eva Paterson, Tobias Wolff Talk on Prop. 8 at Hammer Forum

Eva Paterson and EJS board member Tobias Barrington Wolff appeared at the Hammer Forum on Sept. 10 to discuss the uncertain future of marriage equality in California. While more states move to legalize same-sex marriage, California has instead eliminated this right with the passage of Proposition 8.

Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’

In an excellent op-ed published in today’s San Francisco Chronicle, EJS board member Tobias Wolff summarizes the core issues facing the Calif. Supreme Court as it considers overturning Prop. 8. Tobias, a constitutional law professor at U. Penn., rebuts Ken Starr’s argument that Prop. 8 should be considered an amendment rather than a revision toContinue reading “Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’”

Rev. Rick Warren and the Question of Challenging our New President

  Just as the Equal Justice Society was last month closing up shop for the year, two of our beloved board members, Tobias Wolff and Kate Kendell, blogged about their opposition to Rev. Rick Warren’s selection by President-Elect Obama to deliver the invocation for the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremonies. Read Tobias’s “The Voice That WillContinue reading “Rev. Rick Warren and the Question of Challenging our New President”