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13-4178 Amicus Brief of David Boyle

13-4178 Amicus Brief of David Boyle

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[10148593] Amicus Brief of David Boyle in support of Defendants
[10148593] Amicus Brief of David Boyle in support of Defendants

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  No. 13-4178  _________________________________________ IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT  __________________________________________ DEREK KITCHEN, et al., PLAINTIFFS-APPELLEES, v. GARY R. HERBERT, in his official capacity as Governor of Utah, and SEAN D. REYES, in his official capacity as Attorney General of Utah, DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS, and SHERRIE SWENSON, as Salt Lake County Clerk, DEFENDANT.  ____________________________________________ ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF UTAH, CASE NO. 2:13-CV-00217 RJS (HONORABLE ROBERT J. SHELBY)  ___________________________________________
BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE DAVID BOYLE SUPPORTING APPELLANTS AND SUPPORTING REVERSAL
 ___________________________________________ David Boyle P.O. Box 15143 Long Beach, CA 90815 (734) 904-6132 dbo@boyleslaw.org
 Pro se
Counsel for Amicus Curiae David Boyle
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019200470 Date Filed: 02/10/2014 Page: 1
Docket Reference Number: [10148593]
 
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF AUTHOR 
ITIES……………………………………………………...
iii PRIOR OR RELATED APPEALS
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 STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF AMICUS CURIAE
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..........1 SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT
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ARGUMENT………………………………. ………….…………………….…….4
 I. UTAH: AN AMAZING VOYAGE FROM POLYGAMY TO GAY MARRIAGE....................................................................................................4 II. DIVERSE MARRIAGE: THE GOOD OF HETEROSEXUAL, DIFFERENT-SEX MARRIAGE PARTNERS, IN LIGHT OF
GRUTTER
 
.
……….………………………………………………………5
 A. Arguments for Diverse Marriage Only
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5 B. Counterarguments Refuted
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III. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PRESENTLY ENDORSES GENDER- DIVERSE MARRIAGE AS OPTIMAL.
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…………………………15
 IV. THE COURAGE OF RONALD REAGAN IN OPPOSING THE BRIGGS INITIATIVE; AND HIS SAGACITY IN RECOGNIZING THE STATE  NEED NOT LAUD ALL GAY LIFE CHOICES
………………………...19
 V. GAY MARRIAGE AND THE PUBLIC FISC
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.......................20 VI. NONREPRODUCTIVE SEX AS CANCER, AIDS, AND INJURY
Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019200470 Date Filed: 02/10/2014 Page: 2
 
 
ii VECTOR 
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.........................................................................................21 VII.
 LAWRENCE 
 
AND NO FURTHER”; OR, NEGATIVE LIBERTY, POSITIVE LIBERTY, AND “STATE
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SUBSIDIZED SODOMY”……..24
 VIII. MANY ARGUMENTS FOR MANDATORY GAY MARRIAGE WOULD ALSO APPLY TO POLYGAMY, FORBIDDEN IN UTAH
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 IX. RATIONAL BASIS SANS ANIMUS IS THE RIGHT LEVEL OF SCRUTINY, THOUGH AMENDMENT 3 MAY PASS HIGHER LEVELS AS WELL; AND THE REASONS ADDUCED HERE COMPRISE A VERY COMPELLING STATE INTEREST
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28 X. GENEROUS ALTERNATIVES TO COURT-ORDERED LEGAL GAY MARRIAGE
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(ANTECONCLUSION)………………………………………………………..31
 CONC
LUSION……………………………….…………………………………..
32 CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE AND WORD COUNT
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.33 CERTIFICATE OF DIGITAL SUBMISSION AND PRIVACY REDACTIONS
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33 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
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Appellate Case: 13-4178 Document: 01019200470 Date Filed: 02/10/2014 Page: 3

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