Standing on principle and standing in the gaze of history, famed conservative attorney Ted Olson has become one of the nation's most powerful voices for marriage equality (MetroWeekly)
Calling it a matter of ''human dignity,'' lawyer Ted Olson addressed the board and other supporters of the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday, March 5, to discuss the challenge to Proposition 8 that he, along with David Boies, has been leading for nearly the past two years.
''It has been an enormously emotional experience for me to represent the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and the two couples that we represent in California and, beyond them, all of the people in California who wish to get married,'' Olson said at the HRC Spring Board Meeting and Equality Convention.
The famed conservative lawyer who served as George W. Bush's lawyer in Bush v. Gore, told the crowd at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Woodley Park, ''We can't conquer discrimination in this country except if we're capable of dismantling things like Proposition 8 in California.''
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