LISTEN: 7th Circuit hears oral arguments in Wisconsin & Indiana marriage cases

Today, August 26, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit heard oral arguments in landmark marriage cases out of two different states - Indiana and Wisconsin. Listen to audio from the oral argument later today.

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4 great excerpts from court victories being reviewed by the 7th Circuit

The three-judge panel today will be considering marriage victories from two different states that have enthusiastically affirmed the freedom to marry or respect for marriages performed in other states. Here are key excerpts from each!

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PHOTOS: Marriage supporters in Indiana & Wisconsin rally before 7th Circuit hearing

This week, on August 25, the day before the landmark oral argument date at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, marriage supporters from Indiana rallied for the freedom to marry. Check out great photos from the big day.

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Meet the plaintiffs fighting for marriage at the 7th Circuit this week

This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit will hear oral arguments in marriage cases from two different states. Check out profiles of many of the plaintiff couples from the various cases here.

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Wave of appellate arguments continues in August at 6th Circuit and 7th Circuit

Next month, same-sex couples in six different states will get their day in court at the federal appellate level when the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the 7th Circuit hold oral arguments in a wide range of legal cases seeking the freedom to marry or respect for marriages between same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Marriage Ban

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled today in favor the freedom to marry and against the state’s marriage ban.

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Momentum Update: How marriage moved forward this week in purple and red states

It’s hard to keep up with the flurry of activity around marriage, particularly in more conservative states. Here’s what’s going on and what you may have missed.

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Litigation Round-Up: The freedom to marry in the courts in VA, WI, NV, UT and OK

In the six months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down DOMA, dozens of same-sex couples in states across the country have joined together to file lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry. Check out updates from 5 of the 22 states with pending litigation:

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Guest Post: Without my two moms, I would not be the man I am today

Dan Pologe writes a moving essay about growing up with two mothers in Wisconsin. "It is true my upbringing might be different from the ‘norm,’ but the love I received and strong values that have helped to define who I am today was not," he writes.

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Photos: 7 couples from Wisconsin share why marriage matters

Here, Freedom to Marry catches up with seven of the couples who participated in the Shall Not Be Recognized portrait exhibit. They share how life in Wisconsin has progressed in six years and discuss the impact of this year's Supreme Court ruling striking down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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