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Nearly 300 congregations participate in National Weekend of Prayer for the Freedom to Marry

This weekend, in partnership with the Religious Institute and 18 other religious organizations, Freedom to Marry is hosting the National Weekend of Prayer for the Freedom to Marry.

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Communities send plaintiffs and lawyers off for oral arguments at the Supreme Court

This month, on April 28, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the question of the freedom to marry in cases from four states: Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky.

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Plaintiffs file reply briefs to the Supreme Court

Today, Friday, April 17, plaintiffs in the marriage cases before the United States Supreme Court filed their reply briefs, explaining why marriage matters.

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Read the stories of the families fighting for marriage before the Supreme Court

Yesterday, April 16, the Associated Press published 15 profiles exploring the personal stories of the people who are putting their families, lives, and love in the spotlight to fight for the freedom to marry across the nation.

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MOMENTUM IN KY: Circuit Judge in Kentucky rules in favor of freedom to marry

Yesterday, April 16, a Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate in Kentucky ruled in favor of the freedom to marry for two same-sex couples in the state, putting the decision on hold until the United States Supreme Court rules on the question of the freedom to marry later this year.

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Louisville choral group sends off KY Supreme Court plaintiffs with marriage-themed concert

When VOICES of Kentuckiana choir began preparing for their spring concert a few months ago, discussing themes and messages, they didn't realize how perfectly timed their performance would be.

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Photos: Advocates for the freedom to marry share why marriage matters in Knoxville

The United States Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in cases from four states on the freedom to marry later this month, and Tennessee is one of those states.

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Williams Institute: Support for marriage accelerates when state bans end

A new study released today by the Williams Institute at UCLA tracks how support for the freedom to marry grows much more rapidly in states where same-sex couples can marry than in states that continue to exclude same-sex couples from marriage.

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Support for marriage far outpaces opposition in Supreme Court amici briefs

Last week was the deadline for opponents of the freedom to marry to file "friend-of-the-court" briefs, and several dozen briefs were filed urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold marriage discrimination. Take a look at this chart comparing the show of support from these "friend-of-the-court" briefs.

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Same-sex couple seeks the freedom to marry in Guam

Yesterday, Tuesday, April 7, a same-sex couple in Guam applied for a marriage license in the United States territory.

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