It’s day two of the same sex marriage battle at the US Supreme Court. On Wednesday, the highest court in the land will hear arguments that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional for same sex couples who are granted the right to marry in states that legally allow gay marriage.
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If you can’t make it to Washington, D.C. to rally in support of gay marriage on Tuesday, the Human Rights Campaign is encouraging you to wear red to show your support for marriage equality.
An online campaign has also formed in which those urging the Supreme Court to overturn Proposition 8 and deem the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional are posting this red equal sign as their photo on Facebook.
It’s a big week for the gay marriage movement as the United States Supreme Court takes its first ever look at the issue.
On Tuesday, the first arguments will take place as the proponents of California’s Proposition 8 call on the court to deem the ballot measure unconstitutional. Then on Wednesday, the court will hear a separate case that challenges the Defense of Marriage Act.
In a video released by the Human Rights Campaign on Monday, Hillary Clinton announced her support for gay marriage.
The move doesn’t shock many as Clinton served as a world-wide advocate for gay rights while serving as Secretary of State over the past four years.
The gay marriage bill in Minnesota has the votes it needs to pass committee and move to the floor of the House of Representatives.