Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Nov 26, 2014 at 11:35 am
This holiday season, as we spend time with our family, we feel thankful for what we've accomplished this year -- we've won the freedom to marry in eighteen states (for a total of 35 and our nation's capital) and seen marriage move forward across the country.
Postedon Nov 25, 2014 at 09:08 pm
The latest in a landmark string of court victories for the freedom to marry came today, November 25, from Mississippi, where a federal judge has ruled the state's constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 25, 2014 at 06:15 pm
Today, November 25, U.S. District Court Judge Karen Baker ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Arkansas, declaring the state's Amendment 83, which limits the freedom to marry to different-sex couples, is unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 20, 2014 at 10:45 am
Today, November 20, the United States Supreme Court denied the state of South Carolina's request for a stay in Condon v. Wilson, a federal legal case in which a federal judge found that South Carolina's constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 17, 2014 at 11:15 am
On November 17, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Nebraska, and the law firm of Koenig Dunne filed a legal challenge to Nebraska's law denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, on behalf of seven same-sex couples seeking to marry in state or have their legal marriages respected in Nebraska.
Postedon Nov 17, 2014 at 10:45 am
On Friday, November 14, United States District Court Judge Karen Schreier denied the state of South Dakota's motion to dismiss a federal legal case seeking the freedom to marry, Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard.
Postedon Nov 07, 2014 at 05:00 pm
Less than 24 hours after the 6th Circuit's out-of-step ruling upholding marriage discrimination, legal teams for cases out of all four states announced that they would seek review of the ruling from the United States Supreme Court.
Postedon Nov 07, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, November 7, U.S. District Court Judge Ortrie D. Smith ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in a federal case from Missouri, striking down the state's marriage ban and paving the way for the freedom to marry to begin in the Show Me State.
Postedon Nov 06, 2014 at 04:30 pm
The United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued the first ruling in favor of upholding laws that discriminate against same-sex couples from a federal appellate court in the past several years.
Postedon Nov 05, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Today, November 5, St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison ruled that denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Missouri is unconstitutional.