Anti-gay marriage protesters on Monday
lined-up outside a San Francisco courtroom during a hearing on
Proposition 8, California's gay marriage ban.
The demonstrators held up signs
condemning gay marriage as lawyers inside argued the merits of their
The signs read “Those who hate real
marriage should not have the right to pollute it,” “Homo sex is a
threat to national security” and “Homo sex is sin.”
The chairman of the California chapter
of the Constitution Party, Don Grundmann, held a sign that read “One
nation under God, Not the 9th Circuit.” The party's
platform includes a pledge to “Defend America's moral values.”
A man dressed as Moses held a copy of
the Ten Commandments in one hand and a sign that read “Stop
Judicial Tyranny” in the other.
A truck which read “Supreme Justice
9th Circuit Court … The Lord Has A Charge To Bring
Against You … Sodomite Perversion” on one side and sported fliers
from the 2008 Yes on 8 campaign on the another circled the block.
Inside the courtroom, the
three-judge panel hinted that they will support a narrow ruling
against the gay marriage ban.