Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

6 triumphant lines from court rulings being reviewed by 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

The three-judge panel today will be considering six different District Court rulings that have enthusiastically affirmed the freedom to marry or respect for marriages performed in other states. Here are key excerpts from each!

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Meet the Plaintiffs standing up for marriage at the 6th Circuit today

Freedom to Marry caught up with many of these plaintiff couples prior to today's big day at the 6th Circuit, which begins at 1pm ET and is scheduled to last until 4pm ET in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Utah files petition seeking Supreme Court review of marriage case

Today, the state of Utah filed a writ of certiorari seeking review from the United States Supreme Court in Kitchen v. Herbert, a legal challenge to Utah's constitutional amendment restricting marriage to different-sex couples.

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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry tours Iowa to ‘Reform the Platform’

Starting Wednesday, August 6, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry - a campaign to highlight and build support for the freedom to marry among young conservatives across the United States - will kick off a three-city tour throughout Iowa as part of 'Reform the Platform.'

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In 3 weeks, 3 Florida judges have ruled state marriage ban unconstitutional

Today, August 4, a judge in Broward County, FL state court struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, the third marriage ruling in three weeks, following a ruling in Monroe County and Miami-Dade County.

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Defendants in 3 marriage cases will seek review from U.S. Supreme Court

This weekend, the defendants in two marriage cases - out of Oklahoma and Virginia - indicated that they would seek review from the United States Supreme Court in federal appellate rulings in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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WATCH: Ohio couple together more than 50 years shares their story in new TV ad

Today, Why Marriage Matters Ohio, the statewide coalition working to amplify the voices of people from across the Buckeye State who support the freedom to marry, released a new television ad running state-wide about the importance of marriage for all in Ohio.

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will stop defending state’s marriage ban

Today, July 28, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said that his office would stop defending marriage discrimination in the Tarheel State.

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals rules in favor of the freedom to marry in Virginia case

Today the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Virginia from February.

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Wave of appellate arguments continues in August at 6th Circuit and 7th Circuit

Next month, same-sex couples in six different states will get their day in court at the federal appellate level when the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the 7th Circuit hold oral arguments in a wide range of legal cases seeking the freedom to marry or respect for marriages between same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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