Prop 8 was not overturned in court yesterday. There was a Prop 8 hearing yesterday, and we’re anxiously awaiting the results, but no, California same-sex couples cannot get married now. And yes, your Twitter and Facebook streams told you it was and they could. As did an NBC reporter in Ohio.
One of the worst aspects of social media is the herd aspect. I know, we’ve all done it. See a story via Twitter or Facebook, get excited — or angry — and forward it off to our thousands of intimate followers.
But news is like packaged food — it comes with a date, and far too few actually bother to check before consuming.
Complete article at The New Civil Rights Movement : http://bit.ly/w2AzRF