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09/08/2010

Latest: Nobody's gonna forcibly tie Brown, Schwarzenegger to an appeals court chair

by Jeremy Hooper

From the SF Chronicle:

(09-08) 16:53 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The state Supreme Court dealt a setback to California's ban on same-sex marriage today, refusing to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a federal judge's ruling striking down the voter-approved measure.
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A state appeals court dismissed the [Pacific Justice Institute] suit without a hearing, and the state's high court denied review today without comment.

*Read more: High court won't order state to defend Prop. 8 [SF Chron]

The social conservatives will now resort to Plan D: Making sock puppet versions of the AG and governor, placing them on their arms, and pretending like the two showed up in court anyway.

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**EARLIER: Jerry Brown's sound reasoning for not appealing

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