Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Supreme Court: Day of decision events

From Equal Rights Washington:

“Day of the Decision” activities - July 26, 2006

The Washington State Supreme Court will issue its decision on marriage equality in the Andersen/Castle case on Wednesday, July 26, 2006.

The following events - in protest, celebration, or a combination of the two, depending on the court’s ruling - are planned for tomorrow. Equal Rights Washington will continue updating this page for the next 24 hours.

The following events have been confirmed:


Morning: Press conference with the plaintiff couples in the morning.

Confirmed - 5:30-6:45pm: LGBT and allied community gathering in Seattle from 5:30pm-6:45pm at Seattle 1st Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Avenue.

Organized by DontAmend.com-WA,

ACLU-WA, NW Women’s Law Center, and Lambda Legal, and co-sponsored by several other organizations.

7:00pm: Worship service at 7:00 p.m. at Seattle 1st Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Avenue. Organized by the Religious Coalition for Equality. All are welcome.

CONFIRMED - Olympia:
Gathering at 5:30 PM, at Ramblin Jack's restaurant, 520 East 4th Avenue. For more information, contact WA State Now president Teresa Sykora Lovaas at 360-259-6136 or president@wanow.org.

CONFIRMED - Spokane:
Inland Northwest Equality (INWE) will hold a gathering at 5:00 p.m. in front of the Federal Courthouse, 920 W Riverside in Spokane. Contact Krista Benson at Inland NW Equality, at 509-838-7870, or inwe@qwest.net.

Gathering at 7:00 p.m. at the MCC Rainbow Cathedral, 225 North 2nd Street, Yakima. Contact Rev. Jane Newall, TheRevJane@juno.com.

We are presently confirming the following events:

Pending - Tacoma:
Gathering at 5:30p.m. at the University of Washington Tacoma. Food, drink, music and FUN will be provided. To learn more or to add your organization to the South Sound Marriage Equality Partnership email info@tuffpierce.org or call 253.272-3444.

Pending - Vancouver:
Plans are in progress. For information, contact Rev. Daryn Nelsen, crossrootsministries@yahoo.com or David Hopkins at the Pride Foundation, david@pridefoundation.org

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