Postedon Feb 04, 2015 at 03:20 pm
Today, February 4, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced that he would not be appealing a January 15 ruling that respected 300 same-sex Michigan couples' marriages.
Postedon Feb 03, 2015 at 02:05 pm
America’s history tells us there will always be pockets of resistance to any civil rights advance.
Postedon Feb 03, 2015 at 11:20 am
Today, February 3, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Alabama's request to extend the stay in a federal judge's ruling in favor of the freedom to marry, meaning that same-sex couples should be able to marry on February 9.
Postedon Feb 02, 2015 at 02:15 pm
Today, February 2, President Obama announced a new budget proposal that includes a change to the Social Security Act that would allow all legally married same-sex couples to receive the full array of protections regardless of the state they live in.
Postedon Feb 02, 2015 at 01:40 pm
This week, two Republican Congressmen Robert Dold (R-IL) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) signed on as a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Feb 01, 2015 at 08:00 am
Today, February 1, Freedom to Marry began airing a television ad across Alabama calling for respect for all families.
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 27, 2015 at 12:23 pm
On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Callie V. Granade struck down Alabama's ban on marriage between same-sex couples for a second time in one week, ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in a second case.
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 23, 2015 at 10:59 am
This week, President Barack Obama again affirmed his commitment to the freedom to marry, calling on the United States Supreme Court to do the right thing and end marriage discrimination in the United States once and for all.