An anti-same-sex marriage group has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to block the public release of the names and other personal information of 138,000 people who signed a petition that aimed to strip gay and lesbian couples of the domestic partnership rights enjoyed by married heterosexual couples in Washington state. Groups in favor of retaining the benefits have been demanding release of the names and addresses of those who signed the petition.
Marriage Equality Opponents Ask Supreme Court to Shield Their Identities
The National Law Journal
November 10, 2009