Thursday, February 28, 2013

White House to Urge SCOTUS to End California Gay Marriage Ban

I love my president:

The New York Times reports:
The Obama administration will throw its support behind a broad claim for marriage equality, urging the Supreme Court to rule that voters in California were not entitled to ban same-sex marriage there, according to an administration official.The federal government is not a party to the case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, No. 12-144, and was not required to take a position in it. But the lawyers who filed the challenge, Theodore B. Olson and David Boies, along with gay rights groups, lobbied hard for the brief, saying the administration could not stay silent on the issue.The administration is expected to file the brief Thursday.
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Anonymous said...

About fucking time. This is something he could and should have done months ago.

DC Lee said...

Wrong. It was wise to hold off till now.