You may have noticed that all your Facebook friends are now the same person, and that person is a pink equals sign on a red background.
That’s because they support same-sex marriage, and the Supreme Court is hearing arguments today and tomorrow regarding the constitutionality of Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California.
Here are some links to help you stay informed:
Jeffrey Toobin, the New Yorker‘s primary jurisprudence writer, offers his thoughts here.
Slate‘s William Saletan enumerates the increasingly desperate conservative arguments against gay marriage, while the Atlantic‘s Garance Franke-Ruta chronicles the history of the movement that led to this case.
Mother Jones has both a timeline of gay-marriage legislation and a collection of Justice Antonin Scalia’s homophobic remarks.
You can hear audio of the actual arguments and read a transcript here.
And, of course, no roundup would be complete without the Onion‘s take.