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Oregon officials urge Supreme Court to deny NOM’s request for stay

LYLE DENNISTON | SCOTUS Blog | Monday, June 2, 2014
Arguing that there is no way the U.S. Supreme Court is going to rule on the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage when only a private group is defending such a law, Oregon state officials and a group of same-sex couples urged the Court on Monday not to grant a private association’s request to stop those couples from marrying in that state.

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Kennedy asks for briefs on NOM request to halt same-sex marriage in Oregon

| Wednesday, May 28, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A U.S. Supreme Court justice is asking for more information before any ruling on an effort by the National Organization for Marriage to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon.

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Same-sex marriage opponents invoke Justice Kennedy

| Saturday, May 10, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
WASHINGTON -- The pro-gay rights rulings of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have been a key spark in the march toward legalized gay marriage. To counter the trend, same-sex marriage opponents now are seizing upon other opinions by Kennedy himself.

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Kennedy: Ideological gridlock leaves too many divisive issues up to the Court

| Thursday, October 3, 2013
Justice Anthony Kennedy
PHILADELPHIA -- Justice Anthony Kennedy criticized the ideological gridlock that leaves so many divisive issues to the Supreme Court, saying a "functioning democracy" would resolve them in the political arena.

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U.S. congressman says Supreme Court marriage ruling legalized polygamy

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Tuesday, July 9, 2013
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas)
Speaking with conservative talk show host Janet Mefferd on Monday, U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) expanded on his claim that the Supreme Court Justices who ruled on Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act should’ve flunked law school.

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‘Ex-gay’ activist: President Obama, Justices Kennedy, Kagan are secretly gay

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Saturday, July 6, 2013
Greg Quinlan
Greg Quinlan, an “ex-gay” activist who is slated to speak at the Family Research Council’s “Ex-Gay Pride Month” event later this July, says that President Obama is “a down low president” and that Supreme Court Justices Kagan and Kennedy are “black-robed Nazis” who seek to “accommodate their own personal predilections, including their own sexuality.”

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Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling already in use in other cases

| Saturday, July 6, 2013
Rich Pedroncelli, APU.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of an anti-gay marriage law, Justice Anthony Kennedy took pains in his majority opinion to say the ruling applied only to legally married same-sex couples seeking benefits from the federal government.

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Gay dads don’t serve amicus briefs when we invite Supreme Court justices to dinner

| Saturday, February 9, 2013
Anthony Kennedy
Same-sex marriage is before the Supreme Court and the anti-gay community is out in force.  Propaganda-like amicus briefs from the anti-gay community seem to be papering the walls of the Supreme Court on a daily basis. Nan Hunter, on The Nation, observed that the briefs...

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