Federal judge in Kentucky strikes down marriage ban; 23rd pro-marriage ruling in 1 year

Today, July 1, 2014, U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down a constitutional amendment in the state that restricts marriage to different-sex couples.

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Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, KY joins Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

Today, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who believe that all people should be able to share in the love and commitment of marriage.

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AUGUST 6: 6th Circuit Appeals Court will hear oral arguments in 5 marriage cases

This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit scheduled a date for oral arguments in the appeals of five cases where judges have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry.

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Southerners for the Freedom to Marry expands in Tennessee and Kentucky

Jake Loesch, Campaign Manager for Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, traveled to Kentucky and Tennessee to work on the ground with partner organizations as Freedom to Marry expands it's work in both states.

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Kentucky faith leaders speak up for the freedom to marry in the Bluegrass State

Yesterday, May 19, a diverse group of faith leaders from Kentucky launched Kentucky Faith Leaders for Marriage, an effort to show that clergy members and people of faith across the Commonwealth of Kentucky support marriage because of their faith, not in spite of it.

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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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Q&A: What’s Happening with Marriage in the Courts?

Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson describes the dynamic litigation landscape and explains how all Americans can do their part in creating the climate for these courts - including the U.S. Supreme Court - to rule in favor of marriage nationwide as soon as possible.

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Litigation Round-Up: Where marriage cases stand in the federal appellate courts

After today's great victory in Ohio, it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country. In nine states, marriage litigation is currently pending at the federal appellate level in five different Circuit Courts.

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Litigation Round-Up: Where the freedom to marry stands in the appeals courts

After last Friday's amazing victory in Michigan - which resulted in several hours of the freedom to marry in some Michigan counties on Saturday - it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country.

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Former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent joins Southerners for the Freedom to Marry

Today, Djuan Trent, who won the title of Miss Kentucky in 2010 and finished in the Top 10 of the Miss America competition in 2011, signed on as the newest honorary co-chair for Southerners for the Freedom to Marry.

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