Marriage cases will be considered at first SCOTUS conference on 9/29

Today, September 10, 7 different petitions seeking certiorari in marriage cases from 5 states were distributed for the September 29 conference at the United States Supreme Court.

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States, businesses, families agree in new briefs: SCOTUS should rule on marriage

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.

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Plaintiff couples agree: It’s time for SCOTUS to consider marriage case

This week, plaintiff couples in three different marriage cases filed briefs with the United States Supreme Court replying to writs of certiorari from defendants in the cases. In the briefs, the plaintiffs make the case that it's time for the Supreme Court to consider a marriage case.

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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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Defendants in 3 marriage cases will seek review from U.S. Supreme Court

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.

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10th Circuit rules for freedom in Oklahoma; 2nd federal appellate victory

Today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Oklahoma in January. It is the second ruling by a federal appellate court since last year's victory in the Supreme Court.

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Utah Attorney General will seek Supreme Court review of 10th Circuit marriage ruling

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.

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LANDMARK VICTORY: 10th Circuit Appeals Court rules in favor of the freedom to marry

Today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Utah in December. It is the first ruling by a federal appellate court since last year's victory in the Supreme Court.

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Federal judge orders Utah to respect 1,300 marriage licenses it issued

Today, May 19, U.S. District Court judge Dale Kimball ruled that the state of Utah must respect the nearly 1,300 marriage licenses it issued to same-sex couples in December and January of this year.

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Mothers across the country share stories of why marriage matters for all families

This Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out for the freedom to marry. From moms of gay and lesbian children to lesbian moms raising kids, their stories send one clear message: It's time for marriage nationwide. Read 16 of their moving stories.

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