Opponents of freedom to marry file suit to allow unlimited campaign spending in Rhode Island

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is seeking to head off the legalization of the freedom to marry in Rhode Island by seeking the right to spend thousands of dollars on TV and radio ads for and against candidates for governor and the General Assembly, free from the state’s contribution limits and “extensive reporting requirements.”

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Jane Lynch on marriage and growing up a lesbian

Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Jane Lynch, appeared on the Larry King Live show Thursday and discussed her marriage and what it was like growing up a lesbian.

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GLAAD’s Jarret Barrios on getting divorced

In an emotional op-ed piece in the Boston Globe, GLAAD President Jarret Barrios writes about getting divorced from his husband.

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Poll: Rhode Island voters support the freedom to marry

The majority of Rhode Island voters support legal recognition of the freedom to marry in the state for the first time.

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Opinion on the freedom to marry appears to be shifting at accelerated pace

In April, 2009, when we last took a survey of marriage equality polls, we found that support for it had converged somewhere into the area of 41 or 42 percent of the country. Now, it appears to have risen by several points, and as I reported yesterday, it has become increasingly unclear whether opposition to the freedom to marry still outweighs support for it.

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Is public opinion on marriage equality ahead of the Supreme Court’s?

Michael Klarman: Judicial opinions on cultural issues usually reflect settled shifts in public attitudes. What does this mean for the fate of the freedom to marry in the Supreme Court?

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Left wing federalism fells DOMA

Bruce Miller says that the decision of a moderately liberal federal judge that the application of the Defense of Marriage Act in Massachusetts is unconstitutional on federalism grounds is unsurprising.

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Margaret Marshall, author of Mass. marriage equality decision, to retire

Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall, who led the state's highest court as it reshaped the Western legal world with its historic ruling approving the freedom to marry in Massachusetts, announced Wednesday morning that she would retire.

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A summer for gay rights

Richard Socarides writes about the federal Proposition 8 trial, the rulings in two cases against DOMA and other advancements that have been made this year toward LGBT equality.

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Hey, America, stop changing the marriage equality goalposts

Marriage equality has seen more ups and downs than a soccer game, because America's right wing keeps changing the goalposts.

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