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Olson/Boies To LGBT Orgs: Get Lost

Two weeks ago I told you that Lambda Legal, the ACLU, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights had reversed course and decided that they did want to join in the Olson/Boies federal marriage lawsuit after all. But still smarting from the way LGBT organizations dissed their proposal, the foundation supporting the superstar lawyers says they’re not interested. But the …

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Gays Orgs Reverse Course, Now Support Federal Marriage Suit

Earlier this month, a powerful coalition of LGBT and progressive groups issued a joint statement in opposition to the federal marriage lawsuit being brought by superstar lawyers Ted Olson and David Boies. Yesterday the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) announced that the ACLU, Lambda Legal, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights had reversed course and filed an amicus …

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Maggie Gallagher Vs. Tobias Wolf

NOM’s Maggie Gallagher and University of Pennsylvania law professor Tobias Wolf debated the federal marriage suit on CNN this weekend. Gallagher pledges that NOM will force the repeal of same-sex marriage in all states where it is presently legal. She also dismisses support for same-sex marriage among the nation’s youth, saying, “I don’t think you should go to 18 year-olds …

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Anti-Gay Alliance Defense Fund Seeking To Oppose Federal Marriage Equality Suit

The anti-gay Alliance Defense Fund is seeking to formally oppose the federal marriage equality lawsuit filed by Ted Olson and David Boies. The Alliance Defense Fund filed court papers Thursday asking U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker to allow it to defend the constitutionality of Proposition 8. Gay couples prohibited from marrying filed a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court May …

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Olson & Boies On Their Prop 8 Suit

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