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02/20/2014

And another one: Oregon AG won't run cover for history's wrong, unconstitutional side

by Jeremy Hooper

A fifth attorney general is taking a principled stand:

Oregon’s attorney general said she won’t defend her state’s ban on same-sex marriage, joining other top state law enforcement officials in refusing to fight challenges to similar prohibitions.
KEEP READING: Oregon Joins 5 States in Refusing to Defend Gay-Marriage Ban [Bloomberg Businessweek]

State treasurers won't defend the idea that 6 + 4 = 2.

State agricultural commissioners won't brand a carrot as a cob of corn simply because certain special interests wish it were so.

Same thing here. Attorneys general don't have to defend laws that their vast professional training tells them are wrong.

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