Postedon Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm
In the order, Judge Duffey granted, in part, a motion to stay the proceedings in the case. But he also certified an earlier order in the case – his January 8 order denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case – for immediate appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Postedon Jan 23, 2015 at 11:30 pm
On Friday, January 23, U.S. District Court Callie V. Granade ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.
Postedon Jan 16, 2015 at 03:30 pm
Today, January 16, the United States Supreme Court announced that this year, they will hear arguments in a case on the question of whether same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry and if anti-marriage laws nationwide should be struck down as unconstitutional.
Postedon Dec 03, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Today, December 3, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Florida's motion for a further stay in a ruling for the freedom to marry earlier this year, meaning that same-sex couples should be able to begin getting marriage licenses starting at the end of the day on January 5, 2015.
Postedon Nov 25, 2014 at 09:08 pm
The latest in a landmark string of court victories for the freedom to marry came today, November 25, from Mississippi, where a federal judge has ruled the state's constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 25, 2014 at 06:15 pm
Today, November 25, U.S. District Court Judge Karen Baker ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Arkansas, declaring the state's Amendment 83, which limits the freedom to marry to different-sex couples, is unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 20, 2014 at 10:45 am
Today, November 20, the United States Supreme Court denied the state of South Carolina's request for a stay in Condon v. Wilson, a federal legal case in which a federal judge found that South Carolina's constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
Postedon Nov 17, 2014 at 11:15 am
On November 17, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Nebraska, and the law firm of Koenig Dunne filed a legal challenge to Nebraska's law denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, on behalf of seven same-sex couples seeking to marry in state or have their legal marriages respected in Nebraska.
Postedon Nov 17, 2014 at 10:45 am
On Friday, November 14, United States District Court Judge Karen Schreier denied the state of South Dakota's motion to dismiss a federal legal case seeking the freedom to marry, Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard.
Postedon Nov 07, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, November 7, U.S. District Court Judge Ortrie D. Smith ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in a federal case from Missouri, striking down the state's marriage ban and paving the way for the freedom to marry to begin in the Show Me State.