25 years ago today - Feb 23, 1995

The Hawaii Public Affairs Council issues a news release under LDS Church letterhead. In it church spokesperson Ms. Napua Baker announced that the Church had decided to petition the court to be admitted as codefendants with the state in the Baehr v. Lewin case in order to protect freedom of religion to solemnize marriages between a man and a woman under Hawaiian law.

[Crapo, Richley, Chronology Of Mormon / LDS Involvement In Same-Sex Marriage Politics http://www.mormonsocialscience.org/?q=node/59]

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