Monday, February 15, 2010

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Constitutional amendments - New Hampshire

On February 9th, the New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee recommended that the House reject a proposed super-DOMA amendment (CACR 28) that would invalidate the state's marriage-equality law. The measure has been scheduled for a House vote on February 17th. (AP)

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Justice Carlos Moreno accepted an "Equality Award" from Equality California on February 13th. Justice Moreno dissented in Strauss v. Horton, 49 Cal. 4th 364 (2009), finding that Prop. 8 represents an invalid revision of the state constitution that fundamentally undermines its guarantee of equal protection. Journalist Karen Ocamb shares his prepared remarks on his dissent and In re Marriage Cases, 43 Cal.4th 757 (Cal. 2008). (LGBT POV)

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