Another Big Week for Marriage at the 10th Circuit!

On Thursday, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments from an Oklahoma marriage case - continuing an exciting new wave of appellate arguments.

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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Adam Polaski on April 18, 2014

Orlando Mayor calls for the freedom to marry in FL in State of the City address

Last week, in his State of the City address, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called for the freedom to marry in Florida while championing Orlando's commitment to protecting same-sex couples and providing a safe and welcoming place for all families.

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by Adam Polaski on April 18, 2014

Arkansas judge says he will rule in state marriage case within 2 weeks

Yesterday in Little Rock, Arkansas, Circuit Judge Chris Piazza heard three hours of arguments in a case filed on behalf of a wide array of plaintiffs seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples or respect for such marriages in Arkansas.

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by Adam Polaski on April 17, 2014

Today in Arkansas: Couples seek the freedom to marry in state court hearing

Today, April 17 at 1:00pm CT, a hearing will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas in Wright v. Arkansas, a lawsuit filed last summer in state court by private lawyers on behalf of eleven same-sex couples.

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April 16, 2014 Young Conservatives launch $1 million effort to reform GOP platform on marriage

April 15, 2014 WATCH: 12-year-old with two moms in Utah speaks out for the freedom to marry

April 15, 2014 THURSDAY: 10th Circuit Appeals Court hears argument in Oklahoma marriage case

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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.

Seventeen states - CA, CT, DE, HI, IA, IL, ME, MD, MA, MN, NH, NJ, NM, NY, RI, VT, and WA - plus Washington, D.C. have the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Three states offer broad protections short of marriage. CO allows civil union, while OR and NV offer broad domestic partnership. WI has more limited domestic partnership.

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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