Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 11:00 am
Yesterday, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives signaled that the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will be asking the Supreme Court by the end of June to hear a case concerning the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 09:50 am
Last night, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced plans to join together in support of a challenge to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Wednesday, Edith Windsor won her case against the so-called Defense of Marriage Act when Judge Barbara Jones ruled DOMA unconstitutional. In a heartfelt new video today, Windsor thanked everyone who has supported her in time working on the case.
Postedon Jun 07, 2012 at 10:50 am
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones ruled in 'Windsor v. United States' that DOMA's Section 3, which defines marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This afternoon, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for an en banc rehearing of the Proposition 8 case - the 2008 ballot initiative in California that resulted in a constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying in the state
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 09:50 am
Later today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal will announce a filing in Perry v. Brown, the case that revolves around Proposition 8, which struck down the freedom to marry in California in 2008.
Postedon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:30 am
On Friday, Lisa Madigan, Attorney General of Illinois, requested to intervene in the recent marriage lawsuits to advocate for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 01, 2012 at 01:30 pm
This morning, Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon appeared on 'Democracy Now!,' a leading independent news program, to discuss yesterday's ruling from the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals that DOMA is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 01, 2012 at 11:00 am
Yesterday, a number of religious groups across the country applauded the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals' declaration that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 01, 2012 at 10:30 am
One year ago today, a civil union law went into effect in the state of Illinois. The law has provided some of the protections that marriage affords, but it is not a substitution for marriage.