IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION PAUL HARD, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) ) vs. ) Civil Action No.: 2:13-CV-922-WKW-SRW ) ROBERT BENTLEY, et al. ) ANSWER, AFIRMATIVE ) DEFENSES & ) COUNTERCLAIMS Defendants. ) ) ) ) ANSWER OF INTERVENING DEFENDANT
COMES NOW Intervening Defendant, Pat
Fancher, by and through her attorney of record, Gabriel Smith,
and answering the allegations of the Plaintiff’s Complaint
on the file herein, affirms, denies, and alleges as follows: Pursuant to Ala. R. Civ. Pro. 8(b), Answering Defendant denies generally each and every allegation of matter, facts, and thing against it contained in the Complaint, unless otherwise admitted or qualified. 1. Intervening
Defendant denies that Alabama’s recognition of traditional marriage violates the
U.S. Constitution and Intervening Defendant therefore denies that Plaintiff is entitled to injunctive relief.
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