Postedon Sep 09, 2014 at 01:15 pm
Today, September 9, less than one week after the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit unanimously affirmed lower court rulings striking down marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, defendants in both cases filed their petitions for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court.
Postedon Sep 04, 2014 at 03:15 pm
The briefs lay out the urgency of bringing an end to the tangible harms and national disparities in how same-sex couples and their families are treated and encourage the Supreme Court to bring the country to national resolution without delay.
Postedon Sep 04, 2014 at 02:59 pm
Today, September 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled unanimously in favor of the freedom to marry, affirming that in Wisconsin and Indiana, banning same-sex couples from marriage is unconstitutional.
Postedon Aug 20, 2014 at 02:25 pm
Today, August 20, the United States Supreme Court granted a request for a stay in this summer's marriage ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that ordered the freedom to marry in Virginia and paved the way for the freedom to marry in North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia.
Postedon Aug 13, 2014 at 11:15 am
Today, August 13, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit denied a motion from defendant Michele McQuigg to grant a stay in the mandate of their marriage ruling from late last month.
Postedon Aug 05, 2014 at 12:45 pm
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.
Postedon Aug 04, 2014 at 10:15 am
This weekend, the defendants in two marriage cases - out of Oklahoma and Virginia - indicated that they would seek review from the United States Supreme Court in federal appellate rulings in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jul 09, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Today, the Utah Attorney General's office announced that the state would appeal last month's pro-marriage ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals directly to the United States Supreme Court.
Postedon Jun 26, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Windsor v. United States, which struck down the core of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act and found marriage discrimination unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm
To illustrate the reality of these untenable marriage laws, we spoke with two couples who have led similar lives and yet, because of the state border between Illinois and Indiana are treated dramatically differently when it comes to accessing simple respect for their relationship.