Prop. 8. Arguments to be Televised
BY Advocate.com Editors
November 17 2010 8:40 PM ET
Cameras will be in the San Francisco courtroom of the ninth circuit
court of appeals December 6 for oral arguments in the Proposition 8 federal
The American Foundation for Equal Rights reports that C-SPAN's request to televise the arguments was granted by the court; the proceedings will be broadcast live. Two video cameras will be permitted in the courtroom, and the arguments begin at 10 a.m. Pacific time.
"For too long the truth about marriage equality has been obscured by
misleading political rhetoric," Chad Griffin, board president of AFER, said in a press release. "Our case is rooted in the principles of
equality upon which our nation was founded and the Constitution's
guarantee of equal protection under the law for every American, without
exception. That case has already been proven conclusively in federal
court, and now millions of Americans will be able to hear the truth
about this issue first-hand."