“A Discussion on Gay Marriage and Law” Saturday, October 17th at 12:10 pm
Is Gay Marriage a Human Rights Issue? How Do Supporters and Opponents Use Legal Arguments?
Presented by the Harvard Undergraduate Legal Committee
Part of the PUBLIC INTEREST & LAW CONFERENCE with Keynote Speaker ACLU President Susan Herman. October 17. 10AM-4PM with lunch. Think law is more than just a career path, but a way to work for social justice? This conference is intended to expose curious undergraduates from throughout the Boston area to scholars, activists, and advocates trying to use the law in the public interest.
(Free) Registration Required: RSVP online at http://tinyurl.com/ lawconference : it’s not too late! Learn more at our conference website: http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/legalcom/conferencewebsite.html
Timothy McCarthy ’93, is Lecturer and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; he was a founding member of Barack Obama’s National LGBT Leadership Council.
Maggie Gallagher is President and founder of the National Organization for Marriage, whose mission is helping fight for national and state laws that protect traditional marriage; she is a nationally syndicated columnist.
Father Geoffrey Farrow was removed as Pastor of the St. Paul’s Newman Center at Cal State University, Fresno for his opposition to Proposition 8; he speaks regularly for the cause of LGBT rights. The Harvard Undergraduate Legal Committee is a program of the Phillips Brooks House Association.