Oral History: OK marriage case plaintiffs recount 9 years of working toward victory

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.

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Federal judge rules Tennessee must respect marriages of 3 same-sex couples

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.

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New lawsuits in Arizona, Florida and Indiana call for the freedom to marry

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.

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Kentucky Attorney General will not appeal federal judge’s ruling in marriage case

Today, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he would not appeal a federal judge's Feb. 12 opinion ordering the state to respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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With final order, judge says Kentucky must recognize same-sex couples’ marriages

Today, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn finalized his February 12 decision in Bourke v. Beshear. Effective immediately, legally married same-sex couples are recognized as such by the state of Kentucky.

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Federal judge strikes down Texas marriage ban, stays ruling pending appeal

Today, February 26, 2014, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that laws in Texas prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The judge also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.

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9 same-sex couples denied marriage licenses in Colorado file lawsuit

Today, February 19, nine same-sex couples in Colorado filed a lawsuit in state court seeking the freedom to marry in their home state or respect for their marriages legally performed in other states.

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Federal judge rules Virginia marriage ban unconstitutional; stays ruling pending appeal

Tonight, February 13, same-sex couples in Virginia got an early Valentine's Day present when a federal judge ruled that the ban on same-sex couples from marrying in Virginia is unconstitutional. The judge stayed the ruling pending an appeal.

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Texas Sen. Wendy Davis urges AG Abbott to stop defending anti-marriage laws

Today, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis spoke out about why marriage matters in her state, explaining that she supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Southern Poverty Law Center files federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama

Today, February 13, 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a new federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama on behalf of a man seeking recognition as the surviving spouse of another man.

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