Tag Archives: Ellen Rosenblum

OREGON: Judge To Hear Arguments On NOM’s Motion To Intervene On Wednesday

On Wednesday, openly gay U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane will hear oral arguments on NOM’s motion to intervene in Oregon’s marriage case. This weekend NOM chairman John Eastman filed a brief in which he blasts Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for “dereliction of duty” for her refusal to defend the state’s marriage ban. The NOM brief said that while ...

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OREGON: AG Ellen Rosenblum Files Objection To NOM’s Demand To Intervene

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed an objection to NOM’s demand to intervene in that state’s marriage equality case, calling it an “unreasonable” delaying tactic. Rosenblum, who has joined plaintiffs in urging the judge to overturn Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, charged that the anti-gay marriage group had no reasonable basis for waiting so long before attempting to intervene ...

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Oregon AG Files Brief: Ban Serves No Rational Purpose And Harms Citizens

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum tonight filed a response brief in the same-sex marriage case, declaring, “The state defendants in this case recognize that the ban on same-sex marriage serves no rational purpose and harms Oregon citizens. This case presents that rare case in which there simply is no legal argument to be made in support of a state law.” ...

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Brian Brown Has The Oregon Sadz

“Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is shamefully abandoning her constitutional duty to defend the marriage amendment overwhelmingly enacted by the people of Oregon. She swore an oath of office that she would enforce all the laws, not just those she personally agrees with. The people are entitled to a vigorous defense of the laws they enact, and the marriage amendment is ...

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BREAKING: Oregon AG Says She Won’t Defend Against Gay Marriage Suit

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today that she will not defend the state against the marriage equality lawsuit filed in federal court in October. Rosenblum said that she will continue to enforce the gay marriage ban until the court rules, but adds that the ban “cannot withstand a federal constitutional challenge under any standard of review.” Here’s a reminder ...

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