Courtesy AFER (American Foundation for Equal Rights)
The moment we have been fighting for has finally arrived. The U.S.
Supreme Court just announced that they will hear our federal
constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.
This news is monumental. Now, more than ever, we need your help.
legal team, led by distinguished co-counsel Ted Olson and David Boies,
will now submit written briefs and present oral argument by April 2013.
They successfully argued our case in Federal District Court and the
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, showing that Prop. 8 violates basic
constitutional principles. And now they will defend those victories
before the highest court in the nation.
you stand up and let your voice be heard with a gift that declares your
support for the freedom to marry? Help us reach our fundraising goal of
Your contribution is tax-deductible and will help AFER's legal team in their efforts to strike down Prop. 8 and secure marriage equality for all Americans.
brought this federal constitutional challenge to Prop. 8 because
denying gay and lesbian Americans the fundamental right to marry is
unfair, unlawful and contrary to basic American values. We have shown
the nation that marriage is a fundamental freedom, and that all
Americans should be afforded the same fundamental rights, regardless of
how they are born and who they choose to love.
We could not have gotten to this point without the financial backing of donors and the everyday actions of our supporters.
with your support today, loving couples like our plaintiffs, Kris &
Sandy and Paul & Jeff, will soon be able to say "I Do."