“These aren’t conservative values, family values,” Boies said about Prop 8 proponents who argued that the state’s interest in marriage revolved around procreation. “Hundreds of thousands of children are being raised by gay and lesbian couples today. The United States Supreme court says that procreation is not the purpose of marriage. Liberty is the purpose. Marriage is one of the most important rights anyone has in this country.”

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Prop 8 Challenge – David Boies
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