Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

ACLU of Michigan files lawsuit seeking respect for 300+ Michigan marriage licenses

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit in state court on behalf of eight same-sex couples who received marriage licenses on the first day of the freedom to marry in Michigan.

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Litigation Round-Up: Where marriage cases stand in the federal appellate courts

After today's great victory in Ohio, it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country. In nine states, marriage litigation is currently pending at the federal appellate level in five different Circuit Courts.

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Federal judge rules that Ohio must respect gay couples’ marriages from other states

Today, U.S. District Court judge Timothy Black officially issued his ruling in Henry v. Wymyslo, declaring that the state of Ohio must respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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Nevada Republican Party removes anti-marriage language from official platform

This weekend, at the annual convention of the Nevada Republican Party, the state GOP voted in favor of removing language in the official party platform that opposes the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson talks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act on Face the Nation

This Sunday, April 13, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson joined a panel of national leaders on CBS' Face the Nation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and to look ahead at what's next for the decades-long struggle for equality for all Americans.

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New poll shows a growing number of Louisiana voters support marriage

This week, a new poll from The 2014 Louisiana Survey has tracked increasing support for the freedom to marry in Louisiana. The poll shows that in just one year, support for marriage across the state increased by 3 points, with 42% of residents saying they are supportive.

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New poll tracks increasing support for the freedom to marry in North Carolina

Today, just one day after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new lawsuit seeking respect for three same-sex couples' marriages in North Carolina, new polling from Public Policy Polling demonstrates that support for marriage is higher than ever in the state.

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Federal judge rules Indiana must immediately respect one couple’s marriage

Today, a federal judge ruled that the state of Indiana must respect the marriage of a same-sex couple from Munster, Indiana - Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney. One of the spouses, Niki, was diagnosed in 2009 with ovarian cancer and is terminally ill. The judge issued an emergency temporary restraining order declaring that Indiana must respect their marriage.

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ACLU files lawsuit in North Carolina seeking immediate respect for marriages

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.

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TOMORROW: Follow our live blog at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

On April 10 and April 17, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will kick off a new wave of activity in federal appellate courts across the country when it hears oral arguments in two cases - one from Utah and one from Oklahoma - seeking the freedom to marry. Follow along with Freedom to Marry throughout the day on both days.

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