"Although amici hold a broad spectrum of socially and politically conservative, moderate, and libertarian views, amici share the view that laws that bar same-sex couples from the institution of civil marriage, with all its attendant profoundly important rights and responsibilities, are inconsistent with the United States Constitution’s dual promises of equal protection and due process." Read more.
Boston - The state’s Republican establishment is throwing its support behind a US Supreme Court fight against bans on same-sex marriage, led by Governor Charlie Baker, the nation’s only sitting governor to sign on to the GOP brief. Read more.
Signers include former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sens. Susan Collins and Mark Kirk and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. More than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, operatives and consultants have filed a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage late Thursday. Read more.
National survey of 1,200 self identified Republicans and Independents that lean Republican May 9-16, 2014 Read more.