Monday, January 25, 2010

This week on Queery: Prop. 8 on trial

Do voters have the power to take civil rights away from minority groups? Is that what we mean when we talk about ‘democracy’? Those are the central questions at issue in Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, a lawsuit challenging California’s Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that took away the established right of same-sex couples to marry in that state.

Join Queery on Wednesday, January 27, 7 p.m., as we speak with Rick Jacobs of California’s Courage Campaign. Jacobs has been attending the historic trial, providing moment-by-moment internet updates to readers around the world. We’ll talk about the testimony that could change the course of history. That’s Queery on WORT 89.9 FM.

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