13 State Attorneys General Ask 9th Circuit to Overrule Walker


The attorneys general of 13 states have signed onto an amicus brief, defending the rights of voters in their states to determine the meaning of marriage through the democratic process. Contra California attorney general Jerry Brown, these attorneys generals affirmed that a key state interest in marriage is “responsible procreation.”

Attorneys general in Indiana, Virginia, Michigan and Louisiana took the lead in crafting the brief.  It was also signed by Wyoming, Alabama, Alaska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Utah, Idaho, and Nebraska

Read their brief here.