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PRE-HEARING SCOTUS COMMUNITY CALL APRIL 23

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Please join Marriage Equality USA and partners for a national COMMUNITY CALL to be held on the evening of Thursday, April 23. We'll discuss the upcoming marriage hearing at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). We will talk about the high Court schedule and proceedings for the April 28 hearing, as well as the possible outcomes for that day.

Our partners for this call are: Fair Wisconsin, Las Vegas PRIDE, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, Fairness Campaign, ACLU-KY, Equality Michigan, Stonewall Democrats Dallas, Montrose Center (Houston), Gulf Coast Rainbow Center (MS), GetEqual, ACLU-WI, NCLR, United Action for Idaho, TCC (ID), and Interfaith Alliance (ID).

TIME OF CALL: 6pm PT / 7pm MT / 8pm CT / 9pm ET

SIGN UP NOW FOR THE April 23 PRE-HEARING SCOTUS CALL!

On 28 April 2015, SCOTUS will hear oral arguments in the consolidated 6th Circuit marriage equality cases BOURKE, GREGORY, ET AL. V. BESHEAR, GOV. OF KY, ET AL. from Kentucky; DeBOER, APRIL, ET AL. V. SNYDER, GOV. OF MI, ET AL. from Michigan; OBERGEFELL, JAMES, ET AL. V. HODGES, RICHARD, ET AL. from Ohio; and, TANCO, VALERIA, ET AL. V. HASLAM, GOV. OF TN, ET AL. from Tennessee.

You are invited to our national Community Call to discuss the arguments and what may occur in Court on April 28, as well as to ask questions and contribute any information you have. This call is open to all supporters of marriage equality and allies -- feel free to share this info! Representatives of the media are welcome to attend, with the understanding that the call is off the record.

Participants on the April 23 call will include: Kathleen Perrin, Director, Equality Case Files; Joshua Newville, Attorney representing the plaintiffs in the South Dakota marriage case; and host John Lewis, Director of Legal and Policy, Marriage Equality USA. The call will be moderated by Brian Silva, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA.

To receive the call information, sign up now! All attendees will receive the call information by email on Thursday, April 23.


 When you sign up for this call, you will also be able to sign up for the SCOTUS Community Call we will have on Tuesday evening, April 28, the day of the hearing. We'll discuss what transpired during the hearing at SCOTUS, analyze the arguments and the questions from the judicial panel, as well as talk about the possible outcomes of the hearing.

TIME OF CALL: 6pm PT / 7pm MT / 8pm CT / 9pm ET

Participants on the April 28 call will include: Kathleen Perrin, Director, Equality Case Files; Larry Dupuis, Legal Director, ACLU of Wisconsin; and host John Lewis, Director of Legal and Policy, Marriage Equality USA. The call will be moderated by Brian Silva, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA.


Please note, when you sign up for our two SCOTUS calls you will also be able to sign up for our upcoming 8th Circuit Community Call, which will take place Tuesday evening, 12 May 2015! 

WHEN
April 23, 2015 at 9pm - 10pm
WHERE
Conference Call
CONTACT
Brian Silva

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