January 18, 2013
By Scottie Thomaston
– Fort Bragg has offered the same-sex spouse of a military servicemember a “guest membership” to the spouses’ club.
– Reminder: Next Tuesday (January 22) the proponents’ brief in the Prop 8 case (in support of Prop 8’s constitutionality) is due at the Supreme Court. On the same day, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group’s (BLAG) brief defending Section 3 of DOMA is due. Next Thursday, Professor Victoria C. Jackson’s brief is due in the DOMA case, arguing that BLAG lacks Article III standing and that since the Justice Department agreed with the decision below that Section 3 of DOMA is unconstitional, the Court lacks jurisdiction to take up their case.