Sunday, July 14, 2013
The back story on supporters of same sex marriage.
Prop. 8 supporters try again with state Supreme Court
Say federal injunction against same-sex marriage ban does not apply statewide
Los Angeles Times) The California Supreme
Court once again is delving into the heated battle over gay marriage as it
considers a request filed Friday by the backers of Proposition 8 to stop same-sex
ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, asked the state high court to stop the weddings immediately on the grounds that Gov. Jerry Brown lacked the authority to order county clerks to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
In a 50-page petition, ProtectMarriage contended that Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker’s 2010 federal injunction against Proposition 8 did not apply statewide.
Same Sex Marriage
Clifford S. Asness supported same-sex marriage in
New York, and a leadership council member
for the Robin Hood Foundation.
Note: Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Robin Hood Foundation, and the Brookings Institution (think tank).
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Douglas P. Morris is a director at the Robin Hood Foundation, and a director at CBS.
Van Gordon Sauter was the president of CBS, and is married to Kathleen Brown.
Kathleen Brown is married to Van Gordon Sauter, Jerry Brown’s sister, a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, and was an attorney for O'Melveny & Myers LLP.
Jerry Brown is Kathleen Brown’s brother, and the
state government governor. California
Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr. is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, and an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank).
Thomas E. Donilon was a trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), a partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), is the White House deputy national security adviser for the Barack Obama administration, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Ronald A. Klain was a partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and the chief of staff to the vice president for the Barack Obama administration.
Derek Douglas was an associate at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and a special assistant for urban affairs for the Barack Obama administration,
Danielle C. Gray was a lawyer at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and is an associate counsel for the Barack Obama administration.
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