Video: Leading, Contradictory Arguments from San Francisco Attorney in Prop 8 Hearing


In this video, Therese Stewart, chief deputy attorney of San Francisco, speaking for the opponents of Prop 8, delivers a series of leading, contradictory arguments for why Judge Walker did not have to disclose the fact that he was in a long-term relationship before deciding to hear and rule on Prop 8.

At first, she accuses supporters of prop 8 of being guilty of "stereotyping ... that gay people in relationships are likely to want to get married" and then, seconds later, in response to a question from the judge's panel, she says "every gay person wants to get married". We suspect that if the panel finds in favor of the opponents of Prop 8, in won't be because they were persuaded by these arguments: