Brian Brown, president of the National
Organization for Marriage (NOM), believes the Supreme Court will take
a case challenging the constitutionality of California's gay marriage
ban, Proposition 8.
“I'm confident, I'm very confident,
that they will take the [Prop 8] case,” Brown said on Michelangelo
Signorile's OutQ radio show.
Brown, whose group's primary purpose is
opposing marriage equality, said he was also confident that his side
“I don't think the court is going to
find some hidden right to same-sex marriage deeply embedded in our
Constitution. So, I think we're going to win,” he
The high court was asked by Prop 8
supporters to review the case after a federal district court in 2010
found the amendment to be unconstitutional and its ruling was upheld
by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The court's decision to take the case
could come as early as Tuesday.
If the court passes on the case, then
the lower court's ruling would stand. Proponents expect marriages
wold resume in California within several days after the Supreme Court