We are the ACLU and we are suing for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Pennsylvania, AMA.
Last Tuesday, the ACLU, ACLU of Pennsylvania, and volunteer lawyers from Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of 23 Pennsylvanians seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Pennsylvania. This lawsuit comes in the wake of the ACLU's victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. v. Windsor, which requires federal recognition for lesbian and gay couples who are married in their home states. AMA.
We'll begin answering questions at 2pm ET sharp.
Answering questions today are: • MollyTack-Hooper, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Pennsylvania • MaryCatherineRoper, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU of Pennsylvania • LeslieCooper, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project • millerberry, Helena Miller and Dara Raspberry, plaintiffs
Proof it’s us: https://twitter.com/ACLU/status/355745878637690880
UPDATE (5:03pm ET): Thank you for all your questions! We're signing off for now, but you can learn more about the case here: https://www.aclu.org/lgbt-rights/whitewood-v-corbett.