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Prop 8 Proponents File First Brief with the Supreme Court

Proponents of Proposition 8 have filed their opening brief with the Supreme Court, reports Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner:

Prop8Arguing that the case brought by same-sex couples seeking to marry was unlike past gay rights cases where the court struck down anti-gay restrictions and also unlike Loving v. Virginia, in which the court struck down bans on interracial marriage, the proponents of Proposition 8 argue that there is no historic reason “for invalidating marriage as it has existed in California for virtually all of its history, as it was universally understood throughout this Nation (and the world) until just the last decade, and as it continues to be defined in the overwhelming majority of States and Nations.”

SCOTUS is scheduled to hear arguments on March 26.

Read the brief, AFTER THE JUMP…

Hollingsworth v. Perry – Petitioners’ Merits Brief by


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Posted by on 22 January 2013. Filed under LGBTQ News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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