Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in Georgia and respect for marriages legally performed elsewhere. The lawsuit joins 64 other marriage lawsuits in 30 other states/territories.
Postedon Apr 22, 2014 at 09:30 am
Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson describes the dynamic litigation landscape and explains how all Americans can do their part in creating the climate for these courts - including the U.S. Supreme Court - to rule in favor of marriage nationwide as soon as possible.
Postedon Apr 21, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today, the ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a motion for summary judgment in their federal challenge to the PA marriage ban, asking the judge to rule on the briefs alone and forgo the trial that had been scheduled for June 9.
Postedon Apr 18, 2014 at 11:30 am
Last week, in his State of the City address, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called for the freedom to marry in Florida while championing Orlando's commitment to protecting same-sex couples and providing a safe and welcoming place for all families.
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.