Day of Decision Event to be held at Center for Civil and Human Rights

WHAT: Following a decision on marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court – win or lose – The LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, Georgia Equality, Freedom to Marry, and the Atlanta community will come together to mark this historic moment and talk about what the ruling means for same-sex couples and their families. If the Supreme Court hands down a positive ruling, the event will celebrate the victory for the freedom to marry nationwide.  If it’s a negative ruling, it will be an opportunity to talk about next steps for Georgia and how to end marriage discrimination as soon as possible in the state.

WHO: Georgia Equality; Freedom to Marry; LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights; plaintiffs and attorneys from Georgia’s marriage lawsuit; Fulton County chairman, John Eaves; Fulton County commissioner, Joan Garner; Atlanta City council member, Alex Wan; State Representatives Karla Drenner and Simone Bell; and Rabbi Joshua Lesser and other civic and religious leaders.  Entertainment will be provided by Congregation Bet Haverim Choir and Atlanta Freedom Band.

WHEN:  On the day of the Supreme Court ruling, 4:30PM-7:00PM

WHERE: National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313