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Gore v. Bush attorneys joining forces to oppose gay marriage ban

Gay Marriage Federal"Eight and a half years after their epic partisan battle over the fate of the 2000 presidential election, the lawyers David Boies and Theodore B. Olson appeared on the same team on Wednesday as co-counsel in a federal lawsuit that has nothing to do with hanging chads, butterfly ballots or Electoral College votes," the New York Times reported. Boies and Olson are challenging California's ban on gay marriage, which the California Supreme Court upheld this week. The former rivals are arguing that Proposition 8 violates the federal Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.