Equality on Trial: Judge Walker's Amazing Questions for Closing Argument
Rick Jacobs chairs the 700,000-member Courage Campaign
The Huffington Post
June 8, 2010 06:41 PM
It's election day in California and several other states. With the exception of one statewide race, (AG) Democrats and progressives won't be compelled to the polls. Republicans will because of the battle of the billionaires (okay, one billionaire two multi-millionaires). We can only hope that enough of us vote(d) to beat back two odious ballot measures put on by two big corporations.
But there was already big news today in California about "the trial of the century." Judge Vaughn Walker today issued a series of questions (see document below) for the parties to the federal Prop. 8 trial that began in January and was put on by Ted Olson and David Boies and colleagues and defended by the oxymoronic "Protect Marriage" proponents of Prop. 8.
The questions are stunning in their breadth, complexity and essence. Here are just a few:
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