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Monday, April 04, 2005

NCLR Applauds California Court of Appeal Decision Upholding Domestic Partnership Law and Rebuffing Anti-Gay Groups' Challenge to AB 205

SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2005 - Today, the Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District in Sacramento upheld the validity of AB 205, the comprehensive domestic partnership law enacted by the California Legislature in 2003, and rebuffed efforts to attack the law by extreme rightwing groups. The ruling arose in the context of two lawsuits, one filed by the late Senator Pete Knight and the other by the Campaign for California Families (CCF), arguing that the new law violates Proposition 22, the ballot initiative approved by the voters in 2000.


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