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Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative
Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris sought a court order Wednesday to keep her from having to provide an official title and summary for what she called an “utterly reprehensible” proposed ballot measure that would authorize killing gays and lesbians in California, her office announced. The action by the state’s top prosecutor was designed to stop the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act that was proposed by Huntington Beach attorney Matthew McLaughlin. The ballot initative would authorize the killing of gays and lesbians by "bullets to the head" — or by "any other convenient method." Although considered an incredible long-shot to pass even if it ended...

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