IQ2US Debate

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Admission includes light fare and a sneak peek of Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court, from 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Reservations recommended. Call 215-409-6700 or order online.
Admission: $15 members, teachers, & students • $20 public • Free for 1787 Society members

Resolved: The Equal Protection Clause does not require States to license same-sex marriages. John Eastman, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage and professor at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, and Sherif Girgis, co-author of What is Marriage?, will argue for the motion. Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry and author of Why Marriage Matters, and Kenji Yoshino, professor at NYU School of Law and author of Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, will argue against the motion. John Donvan of ABC News will moderate.


This program is made possible through the support of a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed during this program are those of the program participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.

Event & Parking Information

Advanced reservations recommended for all programs. Call 215-409-6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.




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