from #GLAAD: Rally for marriage equality at the Supreme Court, March 26 & 27
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Rally with us outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC
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On March 26 and 27, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on two cases critical to marriage equality. These two cases - which concern the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and California's anti-gay Proposition 8 - are about whether same-sex couples should have the same freedoms as everyone else.
It is time for our nation's highest court to ensure that same-sex couples are treated fairly under the law - andwe need you to help make that happen.
Visit www.glaad.org/marriage to learn more and join us in Washington, D.C. on March 26 and 27 to help show America that all Americans deserve to be treated fairly and equally under the law - no matter who they love.
GLAAD is working with United for Marriage, a coalition of LGBT and allied groups, grassroots leaders, and families to organize events right outside the Supreme Court and all over the country. Come rally with us outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on March 26th and 27th: http://bit.ly/UnitedForMarriageRally
We know it's not possible for everyone to come to D.C., which is why there are over 60 events being organized right now around the country - right in your back yard. Every event moves us one step closer to equality.
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…