How high profile is the pending Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage? Pretty major. Maybe even big enough to increase the mail reaching the Court.
I’m sure the Justices regularly receive quite a bit of mail—which they cannot answer, for obvious reasons. But now that mail may include wedding save-the-dates.
A movement spearheaded by actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson (of Modern Family TV fame) aims to inundate the Justices with save-the-date wedding announcements—for same-sex couples.
Given his partnership with the website Funny or Die, there are bound to be a few funny elements to the initiative. Here’s how one news story on it opens:
“With the Supreme Court nearing a decision on marriage equality, Funny or Die has collaborated with Jesse Tyler Ferguson to encourage same-sex couples to send Supreme Court justices wedding save-the-date announcements—a reminder of the human lives its ruling will impact.”
Read the complete story here.
Adding to the humor, Ferguson has taped a video in which he plays various Justices, each of whom is baffled by the onslaught of invitations they are receiving. Here it is:
Whatever your beliefs on how the Court should rule, I’m hoping you enjoy the video. Perhaps it’s similar to a past video that portrayed the Justices as puppies. I wrote about it here, but I’ve included the video again below: