Postedon Aug 29, 2014 at 09:30 am
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.
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 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 28, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Today, July 28, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said that his office would stop defending marriage discrimination in the Tarheel State.
Postedon Jul 28, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Today the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Virginia from February.
Postedon Jun 12, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.
Postedon May 12, 2014 at 01:30 pm
This week, on Tuesday, May 13, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond will hear oral arguments in Bostic v. Rainey, a federal lawsuit that seeks the freedom to marry in Virginia.
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 14, 2014 at 01:00 pm
After today's great victory in Ohio, it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country. In nine states, marriage litigation is currently pending at the federal appellate level in five different Circuit Courts.