OREGON SUPREME COURT DECISION DENIES THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES BASIC PROTECTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
‘In the blink of an eye more than 3,000 committed couples are now strangers under law,’ said HRC President Joe Solmonese.
WASHINGTON — Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese expressed deep disappointment today in an Oregon Supreme Court ruling nullifying more than 3,000 marriages of same-sex couples performed in Multnomah County in 2004. Solmonese made the following statement:
“In the blink of an eye more than 3,000 committed couples are now strangers under law. Today is an incredibly sad day for fairness and equality in Oregon. But tomorrow the fight