High Court Shields Anti-Gay Petition Signers For Now

Law360, New York (October 19, 2009, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Supporters of a ballot measure in Washington aimed at vetoing a state law extending benefits to gay couples have won a temporary stay from the U.S. Supreme Court of a federal appeals court ruling that permitted the public release of their names.

Justice Anthony Kennedy issued an order Monday afternoon staying the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's ruling last week and keeping in effect a lower court's preliminary injunction blocking the release of the names pending further order from the high court. He...
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