LGBT Organizations Urge Couples Marrying in California to "Make Change, Not Lawsuits"

June 10, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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NEW YORK - Four LGBT legal organizations and five other leading national LGBT groups have issued a statement entitled "Make Change, Not Lawsuits." The statement explains that while couples who go to California to marry should ask friends, neighbors and institutions to honor their marriages, they generally shouldn't sue. The statement says that ill-timed lawsuits are likely to set the fight for marriage back, and that there are other ways to fight which are more likely to win.

"Make Change, Not Lawsuits" is available on the ACLU website at www.aclu.org/lgbt/relationships/35584res20080609.html

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