Among the signatories are 23 current and former Republicans members of the House of Representatives and Senate and seven current and former Governors. Sens. Susan Collins and Mark Kirk have signed onto the brief, as has Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.
The lawmakers are among the thousands of businesses, religious groups, and advocacy organizations who are filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court ahead of scheduled arguments in April over the constitutionality of state gay marriage bans.
The GOP brief is here: