Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Activists plan dueling Capitol rallies on same-sex marriage
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Both sides of Utah's debate over same-sex marriage will rally at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday.

A Rally for Equality at 5 p.m. on the south steps of the Capitol, 350 N. State, will urge legislators to pass a statewide nondiscrimination law and deny Attorney General Sean Reyes the funding to appeal a ruling striking down Utah's gay marriage ban.

At 7 p.m., supporters of the ban in Amendment 3 will gather for a Stand for Marriage rally inside the Capitol rotunda. Speakers will include Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, on why "the nation is relying on Utah to defend the truth about marriage in order to succeed before the Supreme Court," according to a flier. Participants are encouraged to wear pink and blue to show support for heterosexual marriage.

— Lindsay Whitehurst

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
Photos
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.