Postedon Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in Georgia and respect for marriages legally performed elsewhere. The lawsuit joins 64 other marriage lawsuits in 30 other states/territories.
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 21, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today, the ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a motion for summary judgment in their federal challenge to the PA marriage ban, asking the judge to rule on the briefs alone and forgo the trial that had been scheduled for June 9.
Postedon Apr 18, 2014 at 10:30 am
Yesterday in Little Rock, Arkansas, Circuit Judge Chris Piazza heard three hours of arguments in a case filed on behalf of a wide array of plaintiffs seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples or respect for such marriages in Arkansas.
Postedon Apr 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm
Today, April 17 at 1:00pm CT, a hearing will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas in Wright v. Arkansas, a lawsuit filed last summer in state court by private lawyers on behalf of eleven same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm
This week, on Thursday, April 17, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver will hear oral arguments in Bishop v. Smith, a federal lawsuit that seeks the freedom to marry in Oklahoma.
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 Apr 14, 2014 at 10:05 am
Today, U.S. District Court judge Timothy Black officially issued his ruling in Henry v. Wymyslo, declaring that the state of Ohio must respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.
Postedon Apr 10, 2014 at 11:45 am
Today, a federal judge ruled that the state of Indiana must respect the marriage of a same-sex couple from Munster, Indiana - Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney. One of the spouses, Niki, was diagnosed in 2009 with ovarian cancer and is terminally ill. The judge issued an emergency temporary restraining order declaring that Indiana must respect their marriage.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.