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Supreme Court rules on Prop 8 & DOMA

University of Redlands alumnus and plantiff's lead co-counsel in the Hollingsworth v. Perry case David Boies promises national push for same-sex marriage.
"I think no court can now uphold discriminatory laws that prohibit gay and lesbian citizens from marrying. I think that all of those laws are going to be held unconstitutional, justifying the principle that the Supreme Court articulated today," Boies told CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.

 
University of Redlands alumnus Brian Silva '00, executive director at Marriage Equality USA, speaks on the issues from the Supreme Court steps.

David Boies: Bring Marriage Equality in All States
Businessweek
June 26 (Bloomberg) -- Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP Co-Founder and Chairman David Boies reacts to the same-sex marriage Supreme Court rulings on Bloomberg…(David Boies is an alumnus of the University of Redlands).

David Boies On Gay Marriage Ruling: Opponents Likely Don't Have Standing
Huffington Post
On Tuesday, David Boies, one half of the star legal duo that argued the same-sex marriage case before the court, offered a few insights into how he thinks the ruling will come down. He stressed that he never predicts the actual outcome of a case, but his comments were still illustrative. (David Boies is an alumnus of the University of Redlands).

Prop. 8 decision provokes mixed response across San Bernardino County
San Bernardino Sun - Online
Former Redlands Unified teachers Doug Hairgrove and Warren Wood married in 2008 during the window when same sex marriage was legal in California. The Palm Springs couple both cried while watching TV coverage of the Supreme Court rulings. "It makes us equal to everyone else now," Hairgrove said. The pair have been dating since their senior year at the University of Redlands and have been active at the university's Pride Center.

Redlands residents react to ruling on same-sex marriages
Redlands Daily Facts
"Anyone who believes in equal rights for all will see this as a very wonderful day in our history," said the University of Redlands chaplain.

 


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