Supreme Court Rules Prop 8 Trial WILL NOT Be Televised

The Supreme Court ruled today that the Proposition 8 trial currently underway will not be allowed to be broadcast.

The Court split 5-4 along Consevative/Liberal lines, with Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia, Alito, Thomas and Kennedy voting for the stay and Justices Breyer, Stevens, Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissenting.

The stay will remain in effect until the Court rules on an appeal challening the televsion order

In an attept to cover thier homophobic asses The Court (Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia, Alito, Thomas and Kennedy) said that it was not basing its decision on whether or not cameras should be allowed in the courtroom, but on what it believes was improper procedure by the lower courts in making the new rule to allow cameras.

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