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NORTH CAROLINA: State GOP To Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To SCOTUS

Via the Washington Post: North Carolina lawmakers said they will file a petition this week with the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal regarding marriage for same-sex couples. “We’ve said all along North Carolina voters deserve to have their voices heard, and this important issue won’t ever be settled until a final decision is made by the U.S. Supreme ...

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IDAHO: Ninth Circuit Court Denies Gov. Butch Otter’s Demand For En Banc Review

After referring the issue to the full roster of nonrecused judges, the Ninth Circuit Court has denied Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s demand for an en banc rehearing of his same-sex marriage appeal. The National Center For Lesbian Rights reacts: “The Ninth Circuit correctly recognized that there is no need to reconsider the panel’s decision that Idaho’s marriage ban violates basic ...

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IDAHO: Governor & AG Ask SCOTUS To Stop All Those Icky Same-Sex Marriages

Via the Associated Press: Idaho’s governor and attorney general have filed separate petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court, fighting against gay marriage and arguing that the state’s case has national consequences. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Idaho since an October ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has struck down bans across the West. Attorney General ...

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IDAHO: Gov. Butch Otter Asks SCOTUS To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Appeal

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in which he demands that they hear the appeal from his state over any others. If this Court is prepared to decide the constitutionality of state man-woman marriage laws – as amicus believes it should – it is important that the Court have before it at least ...

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