State high court gets same-sex marriage briefs

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April 3, 2007


"Gay-marriage advocates filed their opening briefs Monday with California's Supreme Court, firing the first salvo in the final battle over whether the state's statutory ban passes constitutional muster.

"...The city and county of San Francisco filed a brief Monday, as did 15 same-sex couples, Equality California and Our Family Coalition, represented by a legal team including the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, and other attorneys. Those hoping to sustain the same-sex marriage ban must answer by June 1."

Read more on the San Mateo County Times website