Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 18, 2014 at 10:30 am
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.
Postedon Apr 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 16, 2014 at 08:00 am
Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry is launching a $1 million campaign to reform the Republican Party platform by striking anti-gay language and replacing it with respectful, unifying language. The campaign, called "Reform the Platform," officially kicks off today
Postedon Apr 15, 2014 at 02:00 pm
"At school, we talked about things we'd like to see in our lifetime," 12-year-old Riley Hackford-Peer told filmmaker D'Arcy Benincosa in a new video. He explained, "I've always said that I'd like to see my parents get married."
Postedon Apr 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm
This week, on Thursday, April 17, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver will hear oral arguments in Bishop v. Smith, a federal lawsuit that seeks the freedom to marry in Oklahoma.
Postedon Apr 15, 2014 at 11:00 am
A new video by filmmaker Karla Murphy tracks the impact that anti-marriage laws have on gay and lesbian couples, perhaps most visibly on Tax Day, by focusing on one couple who live in North Carolina and are married.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 01:30 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 01:00 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 10:05 am
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.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 09:30 am
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.