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Rally & march to tell the Supreme Court:
-We DEMAND Equality!-

People in 140 cities and 45 states around the country will be joining us in similar actions!

GLN permalink 3-19-2013

On March 26 and 27, the Supreme Court of the United States will consider two cases about the freedom of same-sex couples to marry. These cases - which challenge the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8 - are fundamentally about whether LGBT Americans can enjoy the same freedoms and opportunities as everyone else.

Even if Illinois legalizes Gay marriage, until these laws change, 40 other states won't have marriage equality. Also, LGBT Illinoisans will still be barred from any the hundreds of Federal marriage benefits heterosexuals receive such as Social Security, the Veterans' Administration and with Federal Taxes because of DOMA.

A majority of Americans recognize that the ability to marry the person you love is a basic human right. Even though the nine Supreme Court justices are not elected by the people, and many of them are conservative, history has shown that they are more likely to do the people's will if we speak loudly and forcefully enough.

Federal Plaza - March 25, 2013

WE NEED YOU! Your presence and that of your friends and others will make a difference in the continuing national struggle for equality for all. Join us as we rally next to the Federal Court:

5:30 PM
Monday, March 25
Federal Plaza
Corner of Adams & Dearborn Streets

The Rally will be followed a candlelight march from Federal Plaza to Pioneer Plaza (by the Tribune Tower). Please remember to bring a candle. Please join the Facebook event, and invite your Facebook friends.

Not in Chicago? Click here to find an event in one of the 140 other cities around the country!

Tell the Supreme Court that we demand Marriage EquALLity Now!

Gay Liberation Network


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