July 3, 2012
By Scottie Thomaston
- At Prop 8 Trial Tracker we continue our symposium with a submission by Professor Nan Hunter. The other posts include:
Chris Stoll, senior staff attorney for the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Tuesday’s contribution was from Ari Ezra Waldman, who teaches at Brooklyn Law School and writes at Towleroad. Wednesday, LGBT activist Scott Wooledge provided his take. Thursday, our own Vienna Hagen aka AnonyGrl sent us her take. Friday, Bill Santagata provided his thoughts. Monday, July 2, attorney Adam Bonin, front pager at Daily Kos on legal issues, gave his thoughts.
- Also, at P8TT, our team attended Netroots Nation 2012 in Providence, Rhode Island and I spoke with GLAD’s Jennifer Levi.
- In an update to Jacob’s report this morning, the judge in the Illinois marriage equality case has granted the motion to intervene by the county clerks.
- New PPP polling out of Ohio shows a major swing by black voters in favor of marriage equality.
- An initiative in Washington state that proposed to make marriage in the state exclusively heterosexual failed to gain the required signatures. This was a different initiative from the one affirming marriage equality that will be on November’s ballot.
- After a reported major change in how the DOJ handles immigration cases applied to same-sex couples, the DOJ is saying there is no across-the-board policy in place.