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Keen News: Mid-day report: Day 10 Prop 8 trial

A significant dispute broke out today in court over whether Yes on 8 campaign manager Frank Shubert can be called to the witness stand by the legal team defending the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban.

Plaintiffs, the legal team challenging Proposition 8, had sought, during deposition, to elicit testimony from Shubert—who was also instrumental in putting together both the Yes on 8 campaign and the campaign to repeal of Maine’s marriage equality law. But during that deposition, defense attorneys repeatedly instructed Shubert not to respond.

Read the rest of Lisa Keen’s article here.