Supreme Court Marriage Decision Day Event

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NE Atlanta, GA, 30313 United States

Georgia Equality, Freedom to Marry, and the Center for Civil and Human Right’s LGBT Institute to Host Atlanta Decision Day Event

WHEN:  Friday, June 26th, 4:30PM-7:00PM

WHAT: Following a decision on marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court – win or lose – Georgia Equality, Freedom to Marry, the LGBT Institute, and the Atlanta community will come together to mark this historic moment and talk about what the ruling means for same-sex couples and their families. If the Supreme Court hands down a positive ruling, the event will celebrate the victory for the freedom to marry nationwide.  If it’s a negative ruling, it will be an opportunity to talk about next steps for Georgia and how to end marriage discrimination as soon as possible in the state.

WHO: Georgia Equality; Freedom to Marry; LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights; plaintiffs and attorneys from Georgia’s marriage lawsuit; Fulton County chairman, John Eaves; Fulton County commissioner, Joan Garner; Atlanta City council member, Alex Wan; State Representatives Karla Drenner and Simone Bell; and Rabbi Joshua Lesser and other civic and religious leaders.  Entertainment will be provided by Congregation Bet Haverim Choir and Atlanta Freedom Band.

WHERE: National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313