Anti-Gay Petitioners Don't Merit Anonymity: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 5:49 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a preliminary injunction that blocked the public release of names on a petition backing a ballot measure aimed at vetoing a Washington state law extending benefits to gay couples.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which stayed the injunction on Oct. 15 pending the release of its full opinion, ruled Thursday that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington had abused its discretion when it granted a bid for injunctive relief by supporters of...
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