U.S. Court of Appeals to rule on Proposition 8

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bulletin – The Ninth Circuit will rule on Tuesday morning.

San Francisco, CA – The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will issue a ruling in the landmark federal civil rights case of Perry v. Brown on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 by 10:00 a.m. Pacific time (1 pm Eastern.) The court will determine whether to uphold the historic August 2010 decision of the Federal District Court that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Proposition 8 stripped gay and lesbian Californians of the fundamental freedom to marry granted by the State Supreme Court the year before in 2009.

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), the sole sponsor of the Perry case, will hold events on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 to discuss the significance and impact of the Ninth Circuit’s ruling. A press conference is scheduled in San Francisco. Location is forthcoming. Speaking at the press conference will be plaintiffs’ lead co-counsel Theodore B. Olson and David Boies; AFER Board President Chad Griffin; plaintiffs Kris Perry & Sandy Stier and Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo; Dominick Zarrillo; and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera.

READ THE NINTH CIRCUIT’S ADVANCE NOTICE OF OPINION FILING HERE: www.afer.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2012-02-06-Notice-of-Decision-Merits.pdf.

There will be a livestream web feed of the news conference on Tuesday at: www.afer.org/news/livestream/.

bulletin – The Ninth Circuit will rule on Tuesday morning.

San Francisco, CA – The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will issue a ruling in the landmark federal civil rights case of Perry v. Brown on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 by 10:00 a.m. Pacific time (1 pm Eastern.) The court will determine whether to uphold the historic August 2010 decision of the Federal District Court that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Proposition 8 stripped gay and lesbian Californians of the fundamental freedom to marry granted by the State Supreme Court the year before in 2009.