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(Washington Post)   The conservative lawyer who defended California's ban on gay marriage at the Supreme Court is at work on another project: planning his daughter's upcoming same-sex wedding ceremony   (washingtonpost.com ) divider line
    More: Ironic, Supreme Court, opponents of same-sex marriage, United States federal judge, Ashley Lininger, legal standing, American Foundation for Equal Rights, Theodore B. Olson, Office of Legal Counsel  
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2014-04-17 05:26:21 PM  
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Solkar: James!: I'd imagine the ladies are planning the wedding and dad doesn't have much to do with it.

Don't stereotype. He may know where to get some faaaaaaabulous centerpiece arrangements.


He's really trying to push lambs blood red and sacrificial cross brown as the color scheme.  The ladies want to go with something more springy.
2014-04-17 09:18:24 PM  
1 vote:
It's not ironic, it's hypocritical.
2014-04-17 06:08:26 PM  
1 vote:
Our legal system simply doesn't work if an asshole lawyer can't take a shiatty case on behalf of assholes, or defend shiatheads and their shiatty laws.  I can't fault this guy, even if his cause or client is abhorrent.  It is the system.  We need people to defend racists, cop killers, killer cops, abortionists and clinic bombers, and to defend these horrible laws passed by a body of knuckle dragging barely literate politicians and bigoted stupid voters while someone else advances the cause on the other side of the case.
2014-04-17 05:41:05 PM  
1 vote:

Rent Party: Pro tip:  Lawyers are paid to argue the law and adhere to courtroom rules.  They are not paid to believe what they argue.


grumpfuff: FTFA:

Becker wrote that Cooper and his daughter spent hours discussing the case while it was ongoing and disagreed about Cooper's view that states had reason to enshrine the traditional definition of marriage in their constitutions and withhold the right from same-sex couples.

2014-04-17 05:12:44 PM  
1 vote:
A lawyer whoring their personal beliefs for a buck? The hell you say
2014-04-17 04:32:56 PM  
1 vote:
It's different when it affects their families directly.

Just like abortion.
 
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