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.
Postedon Mar 04, 2014 at 11:29 am
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.
Postedon Feb 27, 2014 at 02:15 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 02:30 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 19, 2014 at 03:30 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 10:30 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 02:00 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 01:00 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 12, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Today, February 12, 2014, a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.
Postedon Feb 12, 2014 at 11:45 am
In the past week, the flurry of activity around marriage litigation hasn't slowed down: Two new lawsuits were filed today, and in Texas and Nevada, big developments could translate to big wins.