Brief supporting state laws against same-sex marriage [AG CA]
Brief supporting state laws against same-sex marriage [AG CA]

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer, October 8, 2004 [California's opening brief in the San Francisco gay marriage case in San Francisco Superior Court; in an acompanying press release the AG's office noted that "Pursuant to the Attorney General's duty to defend state law, the brief outlines a strong defense of California's longstanding tradition of maintaining the formal recognition of marriage to relationships between a man and a woman, while acknowledging the valid and committed relationships of same-sex couples that deserve and receive recognition under existing California law]. Read the brief here [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.