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KOAM: “U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) and U.S. Representative Randy Forbes (Va.) led an effort today to fight for Americans’ First Amendment rights by filing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius.”
Christian Newswire: Lower Court Rulings Striking Down California’s Prop 8 and the Federal Defense of Marriage Act Rest on Faulty Logic, Brief Says
One News Now: A civil rights advocate suggests that a California commission should investigate harassment against marriage proponents on top of its crackdown on campaign finance laws. Three groups that fought against Proposition 8 will pay the state of California $80,000 in fines after admitting that they failed to report campaign contributions.
Christian Newswire on Opposing Views: Two members of the three-judge panel “seized for the two of themselves the power to rewrite the fundamental definition of marriage in California, which otherwise had prevailed for 162 years, since the state’s founding, consistent with the practice of thousands of years of civilization,” the brief, filed on August 31, states . . . The ACRU brief also notes that Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen R. Reinhardt, who wrote the opinion, should have recused himself.
OneNewsNow.com: A transgender individual who was sent a letter by a DMV worker has received thousands of dollars in damages, but a pro-family activist is concerned over the “transgender sensitivity training” prompted by the suit.
California Catholic Daily: “‘What’s at stake in this case is bigger than California and bigger even than marriage,’ said ADF senior counsel [Brian Raum]. ‘These briefs demonstrate the wide-ranging concerns about marriage, voter rights, judicial activism, religious liberty, and other issues and how they will be affected nationwide if this lawsuit is allowed to prevail. A diverse number of Americans understand that this lawsuit seeks to impose — through a San Francisco court — an agenda that America has repeatedly rejected.’”