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.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 11:00 am
On April 10 and April 17, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will kick off a new wave of activity in federal appellate courts across the country when it hears oral arguments in two cases - one from Utah and one from Oklahoma - seeking the freedom to marry. Follow along with Freedom to Marry throughout the day on both days.
Postedon Apr 04, 2014 at 12:25 pm
Today, during the closing arguments of a hearing in Henry v. Wymyslo, U.S. District Court judge Timothy Black announced that he would issue a ruling within ten days, and that he anticipates striking down part of Ohio's anti-marriage law.
Postedon Apr 01, 2014 at 01:30 pm
April kicks off another chapter in our campaign to win marriage nationwide: On the 10th and 17th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit will hear oral arguments in Denver, Colorado on the first marriage cases to reach the appellate level, from Utah and Oklahoma, respectively.
Postedon Mar 27, 2014 at 10:30 am
After last Friday's amazing victory in Michigan - which resulted in several hours of the freedom to marry in some Michigan counties on Saturday - it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country.
Postedon Mar 21, 2014 at 04:11 pm
Today, March 21, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman, a Reagan appointee, ruled that laws in Michigan prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional.
Postedon Mar 19, 2014 at 10:00 am
Now, as all eyes shift to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, where a decision striking down the marriage ban in Utah is also being appealed - Freedom to Marry caught up with Mary and Sharon to reflect on the past ten years, the decision day, and their hopes for the future.
Postedon Mar 14, 2014 at 04:30 pm
On March 14, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger ruled that state officials must respect the marriages of three same-sex couples whose lawsuit challenges the state’s marriage ban.
Postedon Mar 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm
On March 13, a trio of federal lawsuits concerning marriage protections for same-sex couples, were filed in three different states. The cases - filed in Arizona, Florida, and Indiana - join more than 50 other lawsuits where same-sex couples are seeking the freedom to marry.