Big Win: Federal judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry in Kansas

Today, United States District Court Judge Daniel D. Crabtree ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Kansas, striking down the state's ban on marriage between same-sex couples.

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Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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Officials in Johnson County, KS direct county clerks to issue marriage licenses

Today, October 8, Kansas officials directed clerks in Johnson County to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in light of the October 6 Supreme Court decision to deny review of the 10th Circuit ruling in favor of the freedom to marry.

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Couples in 4th and 10th Circuits eagerly await the freedom to marry

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in three federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states.

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Same-sex couples apply for marriage licenses in KS & WY, seeking resolution from SCOTUS action

After yesterday’s historic announcement from the Supreme Court that ultimately secured the freedom to marry in six states, including Utah and Oklahoma, same-sex couples and legal teams are committed to ensuring that the pro-marriage rulings that have been allowed to stand in the 10th and 4th Circuits are applied to all of the states within those geographic circuits.

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Mothers across the country share stories of why marriage matters for all families

This Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out for the freedom to marry. From moms of gay and lesbian children to lesbian moms raising kids, their stories send one clear message: It's time for marriage nationwide. Read 16 of their moving stories.

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Kansas same-sex couple and their kids celebrate at White House Easter Egg Roll

This year, Susan and Shannon McSpadden, who hail from Merriam, KS, were invited to attend the Easter Egg Roll with their children, Davis and Georgia.

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Happy Halloween from Freedom to Marry supporters!

This week, we asked supporters of the freedom to marry to share their favorite Halloween costumes with us. We got some great entries from our supporters - and we thank everyone for submitting!

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WATCH: Wedding video from Susan and Shannon’s celebration wins international award

Last year, Susan and Shannon promised their commitment to each other in Kansas City, MO, and they had a filmmaker capture the experience in a video called "Radiance." Now, the film has won an international award. Michael Ransdell of One Tree Films has won an international film contest from Top Knots!

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My Two Moms: How 12 awesome families are celebrating Mothers’ Day this year

Mothers' Day is a time to recognize the many varieties of families that come together to make our country so interesting. There is no one formulation for what makes a strong family, and there is no magic blueprint for what makes a good mother: The one thing that strong, dynamic families have in common is love.

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