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Perry: Prop 8 Proponents' Reply Brief

Perry: Prop 8 Proponents' Reply Brief

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Hollingsworth v. Perry - Prop 8 Proponents' Reply Brief
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No. 12-144
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In The
Supreme Court of the United States
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---------------------------------DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al.,
 Petitioners,
v.KRISTIN M. PERRY, et al.,
 Respondents.
---------------------------------
---------------------------------
On Writ Of Certiorari To TheUnited States Court Of AppealsFor The Ninth Circuit
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REPLY BRIEF OF PETITIONERS
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--------------------------------- A
NDREW
P. P
UGNO
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 AW
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FFICES
 
OF
  A
NDREW
P. P
UGNO
 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100Folsom, California 95630
 
D
 AVID
A
USTIN
R. N
IMOCKS
 J
 AMES
A. C
 AMPBELL
  A
LLIANCE
D
EFENDING
F
REEDOM
 801 G Street, NW, Suite 509Washington, D.C. 20001
 
C
HARLES
J.C
OOPER
 
Counsel of Record
 D
 AVID
H. T
HOMPSON
 H
OWARD
C. N
IELSON
, J
R
.P
ETER
A. P
 ATTERSON
 C
OOPER
 
 AND
IRK 
, PLLC1523 New Hampshire Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20036(202) 220-9600ccooper@cooperkirk.com
Counsel for Petitioners
 ================================================================
COCKLE LAW BRIEF PRINTING CO. (800) 225-6964OR CALL COLLECT (402) 342-2831
 
iTABLE OF CONTENTSPageTABLE OF AUTHORITIES ................................... iiINTRODUCTION ................................................... 1 ARGUMENT ........................................................... 5I. Petitioners Have Standing .......................... 5II. Proposition 8 Furthers Vital Interests. ....... 8III. Proposition 8 Is Not Subject to HeightenedScrutiny ........................................................ 19IV. California Is Not Uniquely Disabled FromMaintaining the Traditional Definition of Marriage ....................................................... 24CONCLUSION ....................................................... 28
 
iiTABLE OF AUTHORITIESPageC
 ASES
 
 Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena
,515 U.S. 200 (1995) ........................................... 13, 21
 Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
,520 U.S. 43 (1997) .....................................................5
 Baker v. Nelson
,409 U.S. 810 (1972) ...................................................4
 Board of Trustees v. Garrett
,531 U.S. 356 (2001) ........................................... 10, 27
 Bowers v. Hardwick
,478 U.S. 186 (1986) ...................................................4
City of Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Ctr., Inc.
,473 U.S. 432 (1985) ..................................... 21, 22, 23
Connerly v. State Pers. Bd.
,129 P.3d 1 (Cal. 2006) ...............................................6
Crawford v. Board of Educ.
,458 U.S. 527 (1982) ........................................... 24, 25
 Don’t Bankrupt Wash. Comm. v. Continental Ill. Nat’l Bank & Trust Co.
,460 U.S. 1077 (1983) .................................................5
 Heller v. Doe
,509 U.S. 312 (1993) ........................................... 13, 17
 Hollingsworth v. Perry
,130 S.Ct. 705 (2010) ................................................ 26
 Johnson v. Robison
,415 U.S. 361 (1974) ....................................... 9, 21, 22

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