Statement by California Gov. Schwarzenegger on Proposition 8

May 27th, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by admin  

Arnold Schwarzenegger LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California Supreme Court issued its ruling on Proposition 8:

“While I believe that one day either the people or courts will recognize gay marriage, as Governor of California I will uphold the decision of the California Supreme Court. Regarding the 18,000 marriages that took place prior to Proposition 8’s passage, the Court made the right decision in keeping them intact. I also want to encourage all those responding to today’s Court decision to do so peacefully and lawfully.”

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