BREAKING NEWS! : Ninth Circuit Court Grants STAY Of Prop 8 Overturn Pending Appeal – OMFG!

Even after Protect Marriages piece of crap appeal the Ninth Circut has gratnted the Stay amd same sec marriage WILL NOT return to California until (hopefully) after the appeal.

Filed order (EDWARD LEAVY, MICHAEL DALY HAWKINS and SIDNEY R. THOMAS) Appellants’ motion for a stay of the district court’s order of August 4, 2010 pending appeal is GRANTED. The court sua sponte orders that this appeal be expedited pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 2. The provisions of Ninth Circuit Rule 31-2.2(a) (pertaining to grants of time extensions) shall not apply to this appeal. This appeal shall be calendared during the week of December 6, 2010, at The James R. Browning Courthouse in San Francisco, California. The previously established briefing schedule is vacated. The opening brief is now due September 17, 2010. The answering brief is due October 18, 2010. The reply brief is due November 1, 2010. In addition to any issues appellants wish to raise on appeal, appellants are directed to include in their opening brief a discussion of why this appeal should not be dismissed for lack of Article III standing. See Arizonans For Official English v. Arizona, 520 U.S. 43, 66 (1997). IT IS SO ORDERED. [7441574] (JS)

The Govenor of California wanted the STAY lifted, The Attorney General of California wanted the Stay lifted. 

The ONLY bright side is that in reading the above leaglese it states:  “In addition to any issues appellants wish to raise on appeal, appellants are directed to include in their opening brief a discussion of why this appeal should not be dismissed for lack of Article III standing.”  Which might mean that the 9th Circuit is likely to reject this appeal due to the haters’ lack of standing.

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