The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 14, 2005

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A San Francisco superior court judge delivers a historic ruling that California’s ban on same sex marriage has no rational purpose and is unconstitutional…conservative leaders express outrage at the decision and vow to appeal.

A Sacramento judge orders California hospitals immediately to provide one nurse for each five patients…she quashes a second emergency order by governor Arnold Schwarzenegger seeking a delay .

California teachers unveil a television and radio ad campaign lambasting the governor for breaking his promises on school funding…

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese protestors march in Beirut in the largest anti Syrian demonstration to date…

Kurdish and Shiite leaders agree to convene Iraq’s new parliament this week, even if they haven’t worked out all the details of a new coalition government.

Religious leaders rally on capitol hill to protest president Bush’s proposed budget, saying it provides too little funding for children and the poor..