LGBT Pride and History Month 2014: Thank You Justice Kennedy

Way to Go! What took America so long?

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Official Photograph of Justice Anthony KennedyOnce again those merry pranksters at the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) tried their best to crush equality for loving same-sex couples. Shortly after federal Judge Michael McShane issued a strong ruling striking down Oregon’s ban on marriage equality for same sex couples, NOM tried to intervene.

NOM demanded that the Supreme Court issue a stay on McShane’s ruling while they desperately scrambled to find a way to reverse it. The petition went to Justice Anthony Kennedy, who presides over such matters for the region that includes Oregon. Kennedy requested briefs from NOM, the plaintiffs who won McShane’s decision and the state of Oregon. After those briefs were filed on Tuesday, the Justice referred the matter to the entire Supreme Court.

The full Court responded with a clear “go away!” message to NOM.

The application for  stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied.

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Posted on 06/05/2014, in Potpourri, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. “High Court Refuses to Block Oregon Gay Marriage”
    SALEM, Ore. June 5, 2014 (AP)
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/high-court-refuses-block-oregon-gay-marriage-23998148

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  2. Yes!

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  3. And then you have the wonderful GOP in Texas with this…

    http://news.msn.com/us/texas-gop-advances-reparative-therapy-for-gays

    It is almost amusing that the general membership and their leadership is so ignorant of science that they would actually push ideas like this…

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    • crazy1946, there is something very dysfunction with folks who think they can transform others into the image that makes them comfortable.

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