Postedon Apr 22, 2014 at 09:30 am
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.
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 01:30 pm
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit in state court on behalf of eight same-sex couples who received marriage licenses on the first day of the freedom to marry in Michigan.
Postedon Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, the United States Department of Justice announced that the federal government will respect the legal marriages of the 300+ same-sex couples in Michigan who were issued marriage licenses in the state on Saturday, March 22.
Postedon Mar 27, 2014 at 10:30 am
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.
Postedon Mar 21, 2014 at 04:11 pm
Today, March 21, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman, a Reagan appointee, ruled that laws in Michigan prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional.
Postedon Oct 16, 2013 at 02:45 pm
Today, a federal U.S. judge heard oral arguments in DeBoer v. Snyder, a federal lawsuit that challenges the 2004 law in Michigan that restricts marriage to different-sex couples. He announced that he will issue a written opinion and that the case will proceed to trial.
Postedon Jul 10, 2013 at 03:30 pm
In the past 2 weeks, since the United States Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional Section 3 of DOMA, many legal organizations have looked to build off of the victory's momentum by filing state lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry and challenging state marriage amendments and bans.
Postedon May 15, 2013 at 02:00 pm
This week, new polls were released demonstrating majority support for the freedom to marry in three states where same-sex couples currently do not have the freedom to marry. Check out the inspiring results from Arizona, Michigan, and Virginia!
Postedon Mar 08, 2013 at 12:30 pm
This week, the tribal council of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, based in Michigan, approved a statute that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in the tribe. The tribe would become the third tribal nation to respect and perform marriages for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 04:45 pm
Nearly a month after President Barack Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry, polls across the country continue to demonstrate the positive impact that his statement has had on public opinions on marriage.