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Limmer v. Ritchie

High court agrees state officials overstepped their authority in replacing title of proposed amendment with inaccurate one

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Summary

The Minnesota Supreme Court that two elected state officials overstepped their authority in replacing the legislature’s ballot title for a proposed marriage amendment with an inaccurate one they preferred. Both officials publicly oppose defining marriage as one man and one woman in the state constitution.

Case Documents

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Date
State Supreme Court
8/27/2012
State Supreme Court
8/27/2012
State Supreme Court
7/18/2012

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Jordan Lorence
Jordan Lorence
Senior Counsel, Director of Strategic Engagement
Jordan Lorence serves as senior counsel and director of strategic engagement with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role with the Strategic Relations and Training Team.