Postedon Jan 23, 2014 at 08:30 am
Today, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that he does not intend to defend a state statute and constitutional amendment in Virginia that denies the freedom to marry to same-sex couples.
Postedon Jan 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm
On January 21, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on behalf of four same-sex couples in Utah who legally married in the state. More than 1,300 same-sex couples married in those weeks, and this lawsuit seeks recognition for these licenses.
Postedon Jan 16, 2014 at 07:00 pm
This week marked sweet victory for Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin, who represented thousands of gay and lesbian people in the Sooner State with their lawsuit in Oklahoma. See a shared a photo of the moment Mary learned that she had Sharon had won the case!
Postedon Jan 14, 2014 at 05:40 pm
On January 14, 2014, U.S. District Judge Terence Kern ruled that laws in Oklahoma prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The federal judge has also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.
Postedon Jan 06, 2014 at 11:20 am
On January 6, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted a request for a stay in the marriage ruling in Utah that established the freedom to marry across the state. The ruling will be stayed - meaning that same-sex couples in Utah will be temporarily unable to receive marriage licenses - pending the state's appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Postedon Dec 23, 2013 at 01:20 pm
Today, December 23, 2013, Judge Robert J. Shelby in Utah denied a request from the state of Utah to stay a ruling from Friday that struck down laws prohibiting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as unconstitutional.
Postedon Dec 23, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Monday, December 23, federal judge Timothy Black issued a ruling declaring that the state of Ohio must respect marriages between same-sex couples on death certificates issued by the state.
Postedon Dec 20, 2013 at 04:30 pm
Today, a federal judge in Utah struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples from marrying, declaring that the law violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection and due process. Same-sex couples in Utah are already applying for marriage licenses.
Postedon Dec 19, 2013 at 01:15 pm
Today, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued a landmark decision affirming what a majority of New Mexicans already know: That everyone in the state should have the freedom to marry the person they love.
Postedon Nov 09, 2013 at 04:00 am
On this historic day, we take a look at the far-reaching influence of that very first win in HI 20 years ago, tracking how it has shaped the marriage movement – and how it worked as a catalyst for the strategic vision of Freedom to Marry.