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13-4178 Amicus Brief of CURE et al

13-4178 Amicus Brief of CURE et al

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[10146488] Amicus Brief of Center for Urban Renewal and Education, The Coalition of African-American Pastors, and The Frederick Douglass Foundation in support of Defendants
[10146488] Amicus Brief of Center for Urban Renewal and Education, The Coalition of African-American Pastors, and The Frederick Douglass Foundation in support of Defendants

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NO. 13-4178UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALSFOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
DEREK KITCHEN, et al.,Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
GARY R. HERBERT, in his official capacity asGovernor of Utah, and SEAH REYES, in his officialcapacity as Attorney General of Utah,Defendants-Appellants,andSHERRIE SWENSEN, in her official capacity asClerk of Salt Lake County,Defendant.Appeal from United States District Court for the District of UtahD.C. Civil Case No. 2:13-CV-00217-RJS (Honorable Robert J. Shelby)
BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE THE CENTER FOR URBAN RENEWAL ANDEDUCATION, THE COALITION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN PASTORSUSA, AND THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS FOUNDATION, INC.,SUPPORTING THE DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS GARY R. HERBERTAND SEAN REYES IN FAVOR OF REVERSAL
Stephen Kent Ehat, Esq.167 North 1150 EastLindon, Utah 84042(801) 785-9797(Counsel of Record)
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019196792 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 1
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019197042 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 1
EQCF#51 Docket Reference [10146488]
 
FRAP RULE 26.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
Amicus
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education
 (CURE) is aCalifornia corporation and states that it has no parent corporation, that it issues nostock, and that no publicly held corporation owns any stock of CURE.Amicus
The Coalition of African American Pastors USA
 (CAAP) is not acorporation but is a grass-roots movement of thousands of African-AmericanChristians and clergy seeking to support the institution of marriage and states thatit has no parent corporation, that it issues no stock, and that no publicly heldcorporation owns any stock of CAAP.Amicus
The Frederick Douglass Foundation, Inc.
 (FDFI) is a Marylandcorporation, issues no stock and has no parent corporation. Therefore, no publiclyheld corporation owns any stock of FDFI.i
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019196792 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 2
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019197042 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 2
 
TABLE OF CONTENTSPage
T
ABLE OF
A
UTHORITIES
.............................................iiiS
TATEMENT OF
I
NTEREST OF
A
MICI
C
URIAE
............................viiiS
UMMARY OF
A
RGUMENT
............................................1I.U
NLIKE THE
O
PPOSITE
-
SEX
D
EFINITION OF
M
ARRIAGE
,
 
R
ACIAL
R
ESTRICTIONS ON
M
ARRIAGE
I
MPLICATED THE
F
OURTEENTH
A
MENDMENT
S
C
ORE
C
ONCERN WITH
E
LIMINATING
R
ACIAL
D
ISCRIMINATION
..............................................6II.I
N
A
MERICAN
L
EGAL
H
ISTORY
,
 
R
ACIALLY
S
EGREGATED
M
ARRIAGE
I
S
N
OT
C
OMPARABLE TO
S
EXUALLY
I
NTEGRATED
M
ARRIAGE
.............9III.T
HE
G
ENDER
-
INTEGRATING
D
EFINITION OF
M
ARRIAGE
I
S
C
LOSELY
B
OUND UP WITH THE
I
NSTITUTION
S
C
ORE
P
URPOSE OF
I
NCREASINGTHE
L
IKELIHOOD
T
HAT
E
ACH
C
HILD
W
ILL
B
E
B
ORN TO AND
R
AISEDBY
B
OTH THE
M
OTHER AND THE
F
ATHER IN A
S
TABLE
,
 
E
NDURING
F
AMILY
U
NIT
................................................15IV.T
HE
D
UAL
-
GENDER
R
EQUIREMENT FOR
M
ARRIAGE
S
UBSTANTIALLY
A
DVANCES THE
S
TATE
S
I
NTEREST IN
L
INKING
R
ESPONSIBLE
P
ROCREATION
,
 
A
DVANTAGEOUS
C
HILDBIRTH AND
O
PTIMAL
C
HILD
R
EARING
...................................................22V.A
 
K
EY
P
URPOSE OF
 L
OVING
 
W
AS TO
D
ISENTANGLE
M
ARRIAGE FROM
R
ESTRAINTS
I
MPOSED BY
P
ERSONS
P
URSUING
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E
XTRANEOUSTO
M
ARRIAGE
...............................................24VI.J
UST
F
IVE
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EARS AFTER
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ECIDING
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OVING THIS
C
OURT IN
 B
 AKER
V. N 
 ELSON 
 
R
EJECTED THE
C
LAIM
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S
TATE
L
AW
A
LLOWING
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NLY
D
UAL
-
GENDER
M
ARRIAGE
V
IOLATED
 L
OVING
;
 
 B
 AKER
 
I
S
G
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P
RECEDENT AND
O
UGHT TO
B
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F
OLLOWED
.................26VIII.C
ONCLUSION
:
 
 L
OVING
 
C
OMPELS
R
EVERSAL
........................30ii
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019196792 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 3
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019197042 Date Filed: 02/04/2014 Page: 3

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