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State Urges California Supreme Court to Uphold Marriage Ruling

Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2008

CA Attorney General Jerry Brown’s office wrote the CA Supreme Court to advise the court to ignore conservative legal groups who asked last week that the landmark May 15 ruling upholding the freedom to marry be reheard or stayed until after the Nov. 4 election noting, “This historic litigation is now concluded.” (Link)

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Fighting Same-Sex Policy Seems to Be Uphill Battle

New York Times
May 30, 2008

Legal challenges to Gov. David A. Paterson’s directive to honor marriages of same-sex couples from other jurisdictions are likely to face an uphill fight, legal experts said, because the law has existed in NY for a long time and was already reaffirmed by various courts in the state. (Link)

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A Step Closer to Justice

New York Times
May 30, 2008

The NYT editorial board opines New Yorkers should be proud of Gov. Paterson’s support of the freedom to marry and calls for the legislature to take action in order to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from being married in New York, rather than just being able to honor their marriages from out of state. (Link)

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How NY Governor Set His Stance on Gay Rights

New York Times
May 30, 2008

Gov. Paterson first supported marriage equality in 1994 and has had a lifelong desire to support the civil rights struggle of the gay community. (Link)

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Macy’s Joins the Parade for Marriage Equality

Huffington Post
May 30, 2008

Evan Wolfson highlights the Macy’s ad in honor of the freedom to marry in California, the significance of a poll showing majority support for equality and against a discriminatory amendment in California, and a video of Bill O’Reilly’s skepticism about the opposition to marriage equality. (Link)

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Legal groups warn: don’t rush into lawsuits

Bay Windows
May 29, 2008
This month’s marriage decision in California was a watershed moment in the fight for marriage equality, and LGBT advocates are working to ensure that members of the community do not jeopardize that win with ill-timed lawsuits. (Link)

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Marriage equality gaining ground

Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2008
"As other businesses follow the lead of Macy's and acknowledge that marriage... is not just good politics but also good commerce, the battle will be over. Equality has a way of winning." (Link)

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Macy’s Ad Supports Marriage Equality

Los Angeles Times
May 29, 2008
Macy's ran a full page ad supporting marriage equality that reads, "First comes love. Then comes marriage. And now it's a milestone every couple in California can celebrate." (Link)

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Colbert grills ‘pro-family’ pundit over anti-gay stance

The Colbert Report via PageOneQ
May 27, 2008
A satirical Stephen Colbert sat down with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins to discuss the California Supreme Court ruling. (Link)

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The Libertarian Argument for Marriage Equality

The Atlantic
May 28, 2008
The ideal libertarian solution would be to have the government get out of the 'marriage' business altogether; to have government enforce civil contracts, and to have religions perform their religious ceremonies, if and how they choose to do so. (Link)

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