He had until midnight, and with 700 other bills on his desk, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger had us thinking he was going to repeat history and kill a chance at creating the statewide holiday Harvey Milk Day.
He didn’t: Schwarzenegger signed.
But that’s not all he John Hackcock’d. He also signed a bill specifically outlining that any same-sex couple that married before Prop 8 went into effect would have their marriage legally recognized in the state.