Feb 28

U.S Government Files Amicus Brief on Proposition 8 Case

Reblogged from Human Rights Campaign

U.S Government Files Amicus Brief on Proposition 8 Case

The Obama Administration made history today by filing a brief at the Supreme Court arguing for the first time on behalf of the U.S. Government that a law denying loving and committed gay and lesbian couples the ability to marry is unconstitutional.  Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli filed the amicus curiae brief in the Perry case arguing that California’s Proposition 8 discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation and violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws.

To read the entire post, click http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/obama-administration-makes-history-at-supreme-court-arguing-for-fundamental

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