Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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Freedom to Marry launches national TV ad declaring “It’s time” for marriage

Beginning on Sunday, a new national television advertisement released by Freedom to Marry will begin airing on Sunday morning network news shows in Washington, D.C. The 30-second spot declares "It's time" for the freedom to marry.

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Florida’s 2nd District Court of Appeals asks FL Supreme Court to rule on marriage

Today, the Second District Court of Appeals in Florida (a state appellate court) urged the Florida Supreme Court to hear and rule on the question of whether same-sex couples can marry in the state.

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Federal judge in Florida strikes down marriage ban, following 4 state court wins

Today, August 21, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Florida, the first federal judge to strike down Florida's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

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Momentum builds in Florida: 4th Florida judge rules in favor of marriage

Yesterday, August 5, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Diana Lewis ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, making her the fourth state judge in 3 weeks to strike down Florida's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

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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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Second Florida judge rules in state’s marriage ban unconstitutional

Today, July 25, a Florida judge struck down the state's marriage ban as unconstitutional in Miami-Dade County, just over one week after a similar ruling was announced in Monroe County.

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Photos: 7,000+ Floridians urge Attorney General to drop appeal of marriage ruling

This morning, July 21, Equality Florida delivered more than 7,000 petitions signed by Florida residents urging Attorney General Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Perry to drop their appeal of the state's constitutional amendment that restricts marriage to different-sex couples.

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Florida judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down marriage ban

Today, July 17, a state judge struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, marking the 25th consecutive ruling in favor of the freedom to marry (with no rulings against) since June 2013.

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New Video: Mayors across Florida speak out for the freedom to marry

In Florida, Mayors for the Freedom to Marry include elected officials representing Orlando, Key West, St. Petersburg, Lake Worth, and Miami Beach, with a number of new mayors coming aboard this month.

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