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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Adam Polaski on January 23, 2015

Federal judge strikes down marriage ban in Alabama in 60th pro-marriage ruling

On Friday, January 23, U.S. District Court Callie V. Granade ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.

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by Adam Polaski on January 23, 2015

President Obama: ‘I’m hopeful the Supreme Court comes to the right decision’ on marriage

This week, President Barack Obama again affirmed his commitment to the freedom to marry, calling on the United States Supreme Court to do the right thing and end marriage discrimination in the United States once and for all.

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January 22, 2015

A Full House Built On Love

Nette’s birthday three years ago was a very special one – but not because she was the one being surprised.

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January 20, 2015 WATCH: President calls the freedom to marry a “civil right” in State of the Union

January 16, 2015 Obama administration to urge SCOTUS to rule for marriage nationwide

January 16, 2015 It’s Official: The Supreme Court will review the freedom to marry in 2015!

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State by State

Use the map below to locate your state, and find up-to-date information about the fight for the freedom to marry. You will find what each state's status is, what's happening in the news, and the history of marriage in the state.

In 35 states - AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY - plus Washington, D.C. - same-sex couples have the freedom to marry once and for all. Additionally, same-sex couples also can marry in Florida (where a pro-marriage ruling is now on appeal before the 11th Circuit), as well as in some Missouri counties (based on pro-marriage rulings also now on appeal). In MO, the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states are respected.

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in several marriage legal cases. A favorable outcome could bring the freedom to marry to same-sex couples nationwide. This spring, Freedom to Marry will continue our work to demonstrate that all of America is ready for the freedom to marry. Learn about marriage at the Supreme Court here.

For a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the United States, visit our "Where State Laws Stand" page.

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