A San Francisco federal judge is expected to rule Wednesday on the long-awaited Proposition 8 trial that will determine if gay marriage is legal in California. Atlanta LGBT groups plan to gather in Midtown to either celebrate or protest the decision.
58 to 42
Margin, in percent, by which California voters passed Proposition 8, which ended gay marriage there. In what could be a landmark case, a federal judge is now weighing a challenge to the law; a ruling is expected as soon as this month and the case may eventually reach the Supreme Court.
Same-sex couples who were married in California.
States with laws or constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. Georgia has both.
States, plus the District of Columbia, where gay marriage is legal.
“8: The Mormon Proposition” opened on Friday and plays for one week only in Atlanta