ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al

Filing 34

[DISREGARD - ATTORNEY TO REFILE] DECLARATION of John Doe #3 in SUPPORT OF 16 MOTION for PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Chandler, Timothy) Modified on 1/15/2009 (Manzer, C).

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ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al Doc. 34 John Doe #3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 v. Debra Bowen, et al., Defendants. Case No. 2:09-CV-00058-MCE-DAD ProtectMarriage.com, et al., Plaintiffs, DECLARATION OF REDACTED IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Date: TBD Time: TBD Judge England United States District Court Eastern District of California James Bopp, Jr. (Ind. State Bar No. 2838-84)* Barry A. Bostrom (Ind. State Bar No.11912-84)* Sarah E. Troupis (Wis. State Bar No. 1061515)* Scott F. Bieniek (Ill. State Bar No. 6295901)* BOPP, COLESON & BOSTROM 1 South Sixth Street Terre Haute, Indiana 47807-3510 Telephone: (812) 232-2434 Facsimile: (812) 235-3685 Counsel for All Plaintiffs Timothy D. Chandler (Cal. State Bar No. 234325)** ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100 Folsom, California 95630 Telephone: (916) 932-2850 Facsimile: (916) 932-2851 Counsel for All Plaintiffs * Pro Hac Vice Application Pending ** Designated Counsel for Service Decl. of REDACTED in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction 1 Dockets.Justia.com John Doe #3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Decl. of REDACTE in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction 2 Executed on: I, REDACTE , make the following declaration pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746: 1. I am a resident of the state of California over 18 years of age, and my statements herein are based on personal knowledge. 2. I supported the passage of Proposition 8. 3. I am the pastor of REDACT Lutheran Church in REDACT , California. 4. Prior to the passage of Proposition 8, I stated to my congregation that the Bible supports marriage between one man and one woman, and that the members of my congregation should vote accordingly. 5. Prior to the passage of Proposition 8, an unknown person placed a "Yes on 8" yard sign on the church property, which remained standing on the property until sometime on November X , 2008 or November X , 2008. 6. Sometime between 10:00 p.m. on November X , 2008 and 8:00 a.m. on November X , 2008, the "Yes on 8" yard sign that had been placed on the church property and a heavy object, such as a rock, were used to break a large window of our church building. Pictures of the broken window and the "Yes on 8" sign are attached as Exhibit A. These pictures are a true and accurate representation of the broken window and "Yes on 8" sign as I discovered them on November X , 2008. 7. Our denominational newspaper of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, published a story about the incident, which is attached as Exhibit B. This account of the events is a true and accurate representation of the events that occurred. I DECLARE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY THAT THE FOREGOING IS TRUE AND CORRECT. REDACTED Signature Redacte REDACTE Exhibit A REDACTED Photograph of John Doe #2 REDACTED REDACTED REDACTED X,XXX