The Freedom to Marry is Moving Forward Nationwide!

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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Adam Polaski on October 14, 2014

Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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October 22, 2014

Married in our Home State, and New State, At Last

In just the past two weeks, federal judges have struck down laws denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in both Idaho and Arizona: At last, Andrea and Elizabeth are legally respected as a married couple in both of the states they call home.

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by Adam Polaski on October 22, 2014

Federal judge in Puerto Rico upholds discrimination; plaintiffs vow to appeal

Yesterday, October 21, a U.S. District Court Judge broke from the nearly 50 judges in states across the country who have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry this year by dismissing a legal challenge to Puerto Rico's marriage ban. The next step is the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, where love will win.

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October 21, 2014 PHOTOS: Same-sex couples in Wyoming get married in the Equality State!

October 21, 2014 The First Same-Sex Couple to Wed in KS

October 20, 2014 Same-sex couples fight for marriage in Mississippi

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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 32 states - AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, ME, MD, MA, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY, plus Washington, D.C. - same-sex couples have the freedom to marry.

In an additional three states - KS, MT, and SC - federal appellate rulings have set a binding precedent in favor of the freedom to marry, meaning the path is cleared for the freedom to marry there.

In MO, the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states are respected.

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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