Federal judge orders release of signatures on petition about expanded same-sex rights

October 18, 2011

From HeraldNet:

The public could know soon who signed petitions to put the question of expanded rights for same-sex couples up for a [Washington] statewide vote in 2009.

[Monday], a federal judge ruled the names of the 138,000 people who signed petitions for Referendum 71 can be disclosed to the public.