Case: 12-16995 Case: 12-16998

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Nos. 12-16995 & 12-16998 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT NATASHA N. JACKSON, JANIN KLEID, and GARY BRADLEY, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. NEIL S. ABERCROMBIE, Governor, State of Hawaii, Defendant-Appellant-Appellee, and LORETTA J. FUDDY, Director, Department of Health, State of Hawaii, Defendant-Appellee, and HAWAII FAMILY FORUM, Intervenor-Defendant-Appellee. ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF HAWAII, Case No. CV 11-00734 ACK-KSC (Hon. Alan C. Kay) PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS’ RESPONSE TO HFF’S MOTION TO DISMISS APPEAL NO. 12-16998 OR AMEND THE BRIEFING SCHEDULE John J. D’Amato J. Thomas Maloney, Jr. D’Amato & Maloney, LLP 900 Fort Street Mall, Ste. 1680 Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 546-5200; (808) 546-5203(f)
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Paul Alston Clyde J. Wadsworth Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing 1001 Bishop St., Ste. 1800 Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 524-1800; (808) 524-4591
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Attorneys for Plaintiffs-Appellants

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Pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 27 and Ninth Circuit Rule 27-1, Plaintiffs-Appellants Natasha N. Jackson, Janin Kleid and Gary Bradley (“Appellants”) hereby join in the Opposition of Defendant-Appellant Neil S. Abercrombie to Intervenor-Defendant-Appellee Hawaii Family Forum’s Motion to Dismiss Appeal No. 12-16998 or Amend the Briefing Schedule insofar as said Motion seeks the relief of the dismissal of Appeal No. 12-16998. Appellants take no position on the alternate relief sought by Hawaii Family Forum in said Motion. Dated: October 21, 2013 /s/John J. D’Amato John J. D’Amato J. Thomas Maloney, Jr. D’Amato & Maloney, LLP 900 Fort Street Mall, Ste. 1680 Honolulu, HI 96813 Paul Alston Clyde Wadsworth Alston Hunt Floyd and Ing 1001 Bishop St. Honolulu, HI 96813

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I certify that on October 21, 2013, I filed the foregoing document with the Clerk using the Court’s electronic filing system; all parties in the case will be served by CM/ECF.

s/John J. D’Amato John J. D’Amato

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