Sunday, July 17, 2011
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Appellee/cross-appellant’s motion to lift this court’s November 1, 2010,
order granting a stay of the district court’s judgment pending appeal is granted.
See Hilton v. Braunskill, 481 U.S. 770, 776 (1987) (stating standard); Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Cottrell, 632 F.3d 1127, 1135 (9th Cir. 2011) (same). In their briefs, appellants/cross-appellees do not contend that 10 U.S.C. § 654 is constitutional. In addition, in the context of the Defense of Marriage Act, 1 U.S.C. § 7, the United States has recently taken the position that classifications based on sexual orientation should be subjected to heightened scrutiny.
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