Alliance Defending Freedom: It’s days away: The Supreme Court’s marriage decision is expected to come down on June 29.
On Top Mag: “An appeals court has dismissed a challenge to Cleveland’s gay-inclusive domestic partnership registry . . . Cincinnati attorney David R. Langdon filed the suit together with Arizona-based Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) attorneys on behalf of Dorothy McGuire, who represents the group Cleveland Taxpayers for the Ohio Constitution.”
Lambda Legal: “In a unanimous decision, the Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth Appellate District, upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by an antigay group that attempted to strip away the newly enacted domestic partnership registry for same-sex couples and their families.”
Cleveland Taxpayers for the Ohio Constitution v. City of Cleveland, No. 94327 (Ohio App. Sept. 30, 2010)
San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: “Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief today in support of the city of Cleveland in a lawsuit brought by an anti-gay group attempting to strip away the newly enacted domestic partnership registry for same-sex couples and their families . . . Alliance Defense Fund, an anti-gay legal group, filed a lawsuit against the city arguing that the domestic partnership registry is a violation of the constitutional amendment barring marriage equality. The suit was filed on Aug. 12 on behalf of the anti-gay group Cleveland Taxpayers for the Ohio Constitution.”
“Cancer-stricken Shaker Heights bus driver, Cleveland’s Domestic Partners Registry, Yacker Trackers, Maple Heights landlord law: Whatever Happened To?”
Cleveland Plain Dealer: “City Council members passed legislation to create the registry last December. Their 13-7 vote followed heated debate and intense pressure from the community’s religious leaders . . . Then, in August, the Alliance Defense Fund, an Arizona-based opponent of same-sex rights, filed a taxpayers lawsuit to shut down the registry. The suit was dismissed in November.”