“Decision Day” rallies are planned in nearly 100 cities to mark the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.
This June, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its decision on marriage equality. No matter the outcome, join us on that day at one of the many community events to commemorate this historic event! New events are being added to the list below everyday — or help plan an event in your community!
The ruling could come as early as today, other likely days being June 22 and June 29, but UniteForMarriage.org notes:
In June, the Supreme Court releases opinions every Monday at 10:00am. However, the Court often adds additional opinion days. While those could fall on any day of the week, in past years they've been often begun adding Thursdays first then adding more days as needed. We'll know ahead of time when the Court adds a decision day, though we won't know in advance whether the marriage case is being announced on any given day (unless we get down to the last day).
Chris Geidner at BuzzFeed has more on when the ruling might come down:
With 17 cases remaining, and with the marriage cases being a good pick for the biggest case of the term — and, subsequently, being handed down on the last day of decisions, it is most likely that the marriage cases will come down June 25, 29, or 30.
THIS IS THE SUPREME COURT AND THE JUSTICES WILL DO WHATEVER THEY WANT.
UniteForMarriage.org, a coalition with more than 60 partners, reports that “Decision Day” rallies are planned from Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Ferndale, Michigan. Not surprisingly, many will be in states where same-sex marriage isn't currently legal, but there will also be 13 in California and 16 in Florida. Most of the rallies will take place in the late afternoon or evening. However, some are set for immediately after the ruling is released.
The site also includes a page with background on the four marriage cases before the high court.