New ruling in Indiana strikes down marriage ban, fuels momentum in 7th Circuit

On August 19, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Young issued a new ruling on the freedom to marry, striking down marriage discrimination in Indiana as unconstitutional.

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Cincinnati Mayor Cranley urges 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to rule for marriage

Today, one week after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit heard oral arguments in 6 landmark marriage cases, the Mayor of Cincinnati is voicing his support for the freedom to marry, urging the Court to affirm lower court rulings holding that banning same-sex couples from marriage is unconstitutional.

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Momentum builds in Florida: 4th Florida judge rules in favor of marriage

Yesterday, August 5, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Diana Lewis ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, making her the fourth state judge in 3 weeks to strike down Florida's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

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6 triumphant lines from court rulings being reviewed by 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

The three-judge panel today will be considering six different District Court rulings that have enthusiastically affirmed the freedom to marry or respect for marriages performed in other states. Here are key excerpts from each!

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Meet the Plaintiffs standing up for marriage at the 6th Circuit today

Freedom to Marry caught up with many of these plaintiff couples prior to today's big day at the 6th Circuit, which begins at 1pm ET and is scheduled to last until 4pm ET in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Utah files petition seeking Supreme Court review of marriage case

Today, the state of Utah filed a writ of certiorari seeking review from the United States Supreme Court in Kitchen v. Herbert, a legal challenge to Utah's constitutional amendment restricting marriage to different-sex couples.

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In 3 weeks, 3 Florida judges have ruled state marriage ban unconstitutional

Today, August 4, a judge in Broward County, FL state court struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, the third marriage ruling in three weeks, following a ruling in Monroe County and Miami-Dade County.

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will stop defending state’s marriage ban

Today, July 28, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said that his office would stop defending marriage discrimination in the Tarheel State.

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Wave of appellate arguments continues in August at 6th Circuit and 7th Circuit

Next month, same-sex couples in six different states will get their day in court at the federal appellate level when the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the 7th Circuit hold oral arguments in a wide range of legal cases seeking the freedom to marry or respect for marriages between same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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Second Florida judge rules in state’s marriage ban unconstitutional

Today, July 25, a Florida judge struck down the state's marriage ban as unconstitutional in Miami-Dade County, just over one week after a similar ruling was announced in Monroe County.

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