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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Peter Breen
A traditional-values advocacy group says it will intervene to file legal papers this week in support of an Illinois marriage law, after officials in the Democrat-dominated state government refused to defend the law in court.
On one side of the fence are women in habits who have taken vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. On the other, if a developer gets his way, will be women in G-strings in the business of nudity, cash and prurience.
The defamation lawsuit filed by a former Obama administration official against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart promises to test the application of traditional libel laws in an emerging media landscape in which blogs and social networking websites have taken the place of newspapers and television broadcasts.
Six years ago, former corrections officer Mark Burchell was so sick from bipolar disorder that he imagined himself as a military general out to save the world.
Separately, Peter Breen, executive director of the Chicago-based Thomas More Society, a conservative public-interest law firm, said his organization will "soon be filing a legal response" on behalf of other individuals who support the marriage law.
"It is a travesty that a validly passed and constitutional law would be struck down with no one there to defend the law," said Mr. Breen.