Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
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.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 09:00 am
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.
Postedon Apr 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 10, 2014 at 02:45 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 10, 2014 at 11:45 am
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.