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Equality round-up: February 27, 2012

By Adam Bink A couple of things floating around that are of note: Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group, hired by U.S. House Republicans, appeals DOMA ruling in California courts. New Des Moines Register poll: 56% of Iowans are against a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Gov. O’Malley to sign marriage equality bill on Thursday. Meanwhile, [...]
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House Republicans withdraw motion to dismiss the DOJ’s appeal in DOMA challenge Pedersen v. OPM

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (last year)

By Scottie Thomaston The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG), defending Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act for House Republicans, appealed the district court’s decision in Pedersen v. Office of Personnel Management in late ... Read Post

DOMA: In Windsor v. USA, Justice Department argues against dismissal of its Second Circuit appeal

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Scottie Thomaston House Republicans moved to dismiss the Justice Department’s appeal in Windsor v. USA a couple weeks ago, arguing that it is superfluous since the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) filed its own appeal as th... Read Post

House Republicans appeal Gill/Massachusetts DOMA case to Supreme Court

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Scottie Thomaston Earlier this month, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) who is defending DOMA in court challenges, noted in a filing that they would be petitioning the Supreme Court for certiorari, or review, by the end ... Read Post

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