Virginia Thomas, President of Concord’s Downtown Business Association, offers this news concerning rallies against Prop 8 in Concord, Martinez, and Walnut Creek this evening. A Federal Court ruling on Prop-8 will be announced sometime between 1pm-3pm today.
Today, a Federal court will rule whether or not Proposition-8, which defined marriage as being between a man and a woman, violated gays’ and lesbians’ right of equality under the U.S. Constitution.
After the announcement by the court, opponents plan to rally in Concord, Walnut Creek & Martinez. They will hold the rally whether or not the court rules in their favor.
The Concord rally will be held at 6pm in Todos Santos Plaza, the rally in Walnut Creek will be at City Hall and the Martinez gathering will be at the County Clerk’s Office at 555 Escobar Street
The ruling on prop-8 will be announced sometime between 1pm-3pm today.