With the Supreme Court set to make decisions on the Prop 8 and DOMA cases on March 26 and 27, polls are flooding in showing an increasing number of support across the country for marriage equality. But, as nice as they sound, numbers on a page can never be as compelling as good old-fashioned, energized human presence.
Next Tuesday, at 5 a.m., the United for Marriage Coalition is organizing a bus trip from Philly to the steps of the Supreme Court. Once there, the group will join other busloads from Baltimore, Richmond, Raleigh and New York for two days of chanting, sign waving and whatever else is needed to get those judges’ attention. To create a unified presence, organizers are asking everyone involved to wear red. Want to get involvled? Here are some helpful links:
When sharing your thoughts and experiences on your social media platforms, United for Marriage suggests using hashtags like #SCOTUS, #time4marriage, #unitedformarriage, #prop8 and #doma so we can create one cohesive spot to keep everyone in the loop. It’s going to be a big week, y’all. Let’s do firstname.lastname@example.org.