OC Shows Respectable Level of Support for Prop. 8 Challenge

According to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal and the ACLU, among the Orange County contingent filing "friend of the court" briefs in support of Attorney General Jerry Brown's legal challenge of same-sex marriage barring Proposition 8:

Irvine United Congregational Church

Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance

The Center Orange County

Chapman University groups Chapman Outlaw, Chapman Queer-Straight Alliance, Chapman Feminists, and Chapman SPEAK (Students for Peaceful Empowerment, Action, and Knowledge)

Chapman University individual faculty and staff members Deepa Badrinarayana, Rimvydas Baltaduonis, Marisa Cianciarulo, M. Katherine Baird Darmer, Kurt Eggert, Kelly Graydon, Elizabeth MacDowell, Steven Krone, Francine Lipman, Lynn Mayer, Dale A. Merrill, Nancy Schultz, Suzanne Soohoo and Ronald Steiner; Sherri Maeda-Akau, Lisa Clark, Sandra L. Hague, Brian Scott Hamilton, Annie Knight, Mark Lawrence, AJ Place, Erin M. Pullin, Demisia Razo, Tara Riker, Christopher J. Roach and Gloria Rogers.

Chapman University individual law and undergraduate students Zara Ahmed, Sasha Anderson, Elliot Balsley, James E. Blalock, Claudia Brena, Anne L. Card, Tiffany Chang, Doug Clark, Kimberlee Cyphers, Alexa Hahn-Dunn, Linnea Esselstrom, Sara Gapasin, Ashley Ann Hanson, Cortney Johnson, Anais Keenon, Breanna Kenyon, Samantha Kohler, Timothy Lam, Craig Leets Jr., David Nungary, Michelle Pascucci, Kitty Porter, Regina Rivera, Brian Rouse, Angela Wilhite, Preston Whitehurst, Emily Wilkinson and Lauren Jessica Wolf.

Orange County Equality Coalition

UC Irvine Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

UC Irvine professors James D. Herbert, Cécile Whiting, Dean Inada and Emily Samuelsen Quinlan.

Deborah L. Forman, Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa

National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 1450 (two of whom's board members are based in Santa Ana)

SEIU Locals 721 and 1877


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