A war of the amici is under way as California justices prepare for what could be one of their most controversial cases in years. Forty groups have filed amicus curiae briefs in the case, which pits doctors' rights to religious expression against patients' rights to treatment without discrimination. The case involves two doctors who, based on their Christian beliefs, refused to provide artificial insemination to a lesbian. The case hasn't been set yet for oral argument, but emotions are already running high.
Calif. Supreme Court to Hear Contentious Gay Rights Case
July 9, 2007