Reflecting on the 47th anniversary of ‘Loving v. Virginia’ at the Supreme Court

Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.

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ACLU files new lawsuit in Alabama seeking respect for same-sex couple’s marriage

On June 10, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new federal lawsuit in Alabama, Aaron-Bush v. Bentley, on behalf of a same-sex couple seeking legal respect for their marriage, performed in Massachusetts in 2012.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled today in favor the freedom to marry and against the state’s marriage ban.

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PA Gov. Corbett won’t appeal marriage ruling; PA is 19th marriage state!

Today, May 21, 24 hours after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex couples from marriage, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced that he would not appeal the decision.

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Federal judge strikes down PA marriage ban; 19th consecutive win since June

Today, May 20, 2014, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Pennsylvania's ban on marriage for same-sex couple and becoming the latest judge in an amazing year of victories for marriage in every corner of the country.

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Federal judge orders Utah to respect 1,300 marriage licenses it issued

Today, May 19, U.S. District Court judge Dale Kimball ruled that the state of Utah must respect the nearly 1,300 marriage licenses it issued to same-sex couples in December and January of this year.

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Federal judge in Idaho strikes down state ban on marriage for same-sex couples

Today U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale, a federal judge in Idaho, ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down the state’s discriminatory constitutional amendment that bans same-sex couples from marriage.

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5 Same-sex couples file new federal marriage lawsuit in Alaska

On May 12, 2014, private lawyers filed a federal lawsuit in Alaska, Hamby v. Parnell, on behalf of five same-sex couples either seeking the freedom to marry in the state and respect for marriages legally performed in other states.

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TODAY: 4th Circuit Appeals Court hears oral arguments in Virginia marriage case

This week, on Tuesday, May 13, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond will hear oral arguments in Bostic v. Rainey, a federal lawsuit that seeks the freedom to marry in Virginia.

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Arkansas judge strikes down state ban on marriage for same-sex couples

Today Judge Chris Piazza of Arkansas upheld same-sex couples' freedom to marry, striking down the state’s discriminatory constitutional amendment and becoming the latest in a unanimous wave of favorable rulings.

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