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Victory! The freedom to marry comes to Alaska

Yesterday, October 12, a United States District Court Judge in the 9th Circuit in Alaska ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down the state's ban on marriage between same-sex couples.

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100,000 wedding professionals support marriages between same-sex couples

This week, GayWeddings.com celebrated passing the 100,000 mark on their list of LGBT-friendly wedding professionals.

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The freedom to marry comes to Idaho

Today, October 10th, the freedom to marry came to Idaho when the United States Supreme Court removed the hold put on marriages in that state earlier this week.

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It’s official: Same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in North Carolina

After this week’s historic announcement from the United States Supreme Court that ultimately secured the freedom to marry in six states, including Virginia, a federal judge in North Carolina has agreed that the ruling applies to NC’s Amendment 1, which bans same-sex couples from marrying.

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Over 100 first responders urge AR Supreme Court to rule for the freedom to marry

This week, more than 100 emergency medical workers, police officers, and firefighters came together to file an amicus brief in Smith v. Wright, the legal challenge to Arkansas’ constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples.

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Nevada begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Yesterday, October 9, Nevada began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after U.S. District Court Judge James C. Mahan issued an injunction ordering officials to stop enforcing the state's discriminatory anti-marriage ban.

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The freedom to marry comes to West Virginia

West Virginia is the latest state to secure the freedom to marry after the state's Attorney General and Governor agreed to stop defending the state's discriminatory marriage ban, paving the way for same-sex couples to soon be issued marriage licenses.

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Officials in Johnson County, KS direct county clerks to issue marriage licenses

Today, October 8, Kansas officials directed clerks in Johnson County to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in light of the October 6 Supreme Court decision to deny review of the 10th Circuit ruling in favor of the freedom to marry.

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson talks with Andrea Mitchell on huge marriage momentum

Today, October 8, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC to speak on the freedom to marry rapidly spreading since yesterday's Supreme Court decision to deny review of 5 cases involving marriage discrimination.

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PHOTOS: The freedom to marry arrives in some South Carolina counties

Today, same-sex couples rejoiced in South Carolina as some county officials began taking action and issuing marriage licenses. In other counties, advocates at South Carolina Equality and the Campaign for Southern Equality pushed for the implementation of the 4th Circuit ruling in SC.

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