Postedon Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm
In the order, Judge Duffey granted, in part, a motion to stay the proceedings in the case. But he also certified an earlier order in the case – his January 8 order denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case – for immediate appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Postedon Jan 23, 2015 at 11:30 pm
On Friday, January 23, U.S. District Court Callie V. Granade ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.
Postedon Jan 16, 2015 at 03:30 pm
Today, January 16, the United States Supreme Court announced that this year, they will hear arguments in a case on the question of whether same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry and if anti-marriage laws nationwide should be struck down as unconstitutional.
Postedon Oct 22, 2014 at 06:00 am
Yesterday, October 21, a U.S. District Court Judge broke from the nearly 50 judges in states across the country who have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry this year by dismissing a legal challenge to Puerto Rico's marriage ban. The next step is the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, where love will win.
Postedon Oct 17, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Wyoming in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.
Postedon Oct 17, 2014 at 09:45 am
Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge John Sedgwick ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Arizona in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.
Postedon Oct 10, 2014 at 04:50 pm
After this week’s historic announcement from the United States Supreme Court that ultimately secured the freedom to marry in six states, including Virginia, a federal judge in North Carolina has agreed that the ruling applies to NC’s Amendment 1, which bans same-sex couples from marrying.
Postedon Oct 06, 2014 at 09:00 am
Today, October 6, the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.
Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Today, 43 faith leaders from Arkansas came together to file an amicus brief in Smith v. Wright. The “friend-of-the-court” brief outlines the urgency and importance of ending the exclusion of committed couples from marriage in Arkansas.
Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 02:45 pm
Today, October 3, Missouri Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs ruled that marriages between same-sex couples legally performed in other states must be respected in Missouri.