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Atty. Gen. Harris seeks to halt 'reprehensible' anti-gay ballot measure
Atty. Gen. Harris seeks to halt 'reprehensible' anti-gay ballot measure

The state attorney general has asked for a court order allowing her to halt a proposed ballot measure that would authorize killing gays and lesbians, saying it was both "reprehensible" and unconstitutional. Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is required by state law to give all proposed ballot measures a formal name and summary before the signature-gathering process. But on Wednesday, Harris said she would ask the courts to let her essentially ignore the so-called "Sodomite Suppression Act," which was filed by a Huntington Beach attorney. "This proposal not only threatens public safety, it is patently unconstitutional, utterly reprehensible and has no place in a civil...

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