(WBIR) A Knoxville same-sex couple is one of three from Tennessee preparing to try and make history this week. They will head to Cincinnati along with couples from a few other states to argue at the court of appeals.
The group is trying to convince the judges that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional.
The Tennessee group, which includes Knoxville's Sophy Jesty and Valeria Tanco, want the state to recognize same-sex marriages from other places where it is legal. 10News has been following the couple's progress for awhile now.
Attorney Regina Lambert represents the group. On Sunday, she told 10News she is comfortable going into this week because of recent rulings declaring other bans unconstitutional.
But she said whatever happens, this will likely end up before the Supreme Court.
Wednesday's sixth circuit court of appeals hearing is expected to include three hours worth of arguments from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.