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#213944 - 02/24/12 05:39 PM California Asks Judges: Gay or Straight?
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In order to make sure gays and lesbians are adequately represented on the judicial bench, the state of California is requiring all judges and justices to reveal their sexual orientation. The announcement was made in an internal memo sent to all California judges and justices.

“[The Administrative Office of the Courts] is contacting all judges and justices to gather data on race/ethnicity, gender identification, and sexual orientation,” reads an email sent by Romunda Price of the Administrative Office of the Courts. A copy of Price’s memo was obtained by The Weekly Standard.

“Providing complete and accurate aggregate demographic data is crucial to garnering continuing legislative support for securing critically needed judgeships,” Price writes.
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#213948 - 02/24/12 06:10 PM Re: California Asks Judges: Gay or Straight? [Re: pdx rick]
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Now there is a delightful example of the nature of American totalitarianism!!

"You shall be shoe-horned into one of two categories : Aryan or untermensch het or homo. No other possibilities will be permitted.

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EVERYTHING WHICH IS NOT COMPULSORY IS FORBIDDEN !!!
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#213982 - 02/25/12 10:13 AM Re: California Asks Judges: Gay or Straight? [Re: numan]
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Originally Posted By: numan
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Now there is a delightful example of the nature of American totalitarianism!!

"You shall be shoe-horned into one of two categories : Aryan or untermensch het or homo. No other possibilities will be permitted.


Really? You've seen the questionnaire? "complete and accurate" would seem to include the option of indicating more than one category where relevant.
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