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Details: Supreme Court to rule on Prop. 8

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on AFER’s challenge to California’s Proposition 8.

Here’s a full run-down of what will happen:

  • The Court will begin announcing decisions at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT. The ruling in the Prop. 8 case will not be the only one announced, and may be handed down before or after a number of other decisions. Click here to see how the Court could rule.
  • Once the Court hands down its ruling on Prop. 8, our attorneys will carefully review the decision. As the official sponsor of the Prop. 8 case, AFER is your best resource to find out exactly what the ruling means.  Sign up for breaking news updates.
  • After the Court is adjourned, AFER’s lead co-counsel David Boies, along with our four plaintiffs, Kris & Sandy and Paul & Jeff, will be on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to react to the decision. Watch our free live stream. Sign up here.
  • At 5:30 p.m. PT, AFER will host a community event in West Hollywood, CA featuring the plaintiffs who challenged Prop. 8, the attorneys who worked on the case, elected officials, gay and lesbian couples who want to get married and a diverse array of community leaders. Join us in West Hollywood for the special event or watch it online.