Obama administration to urge SCOTUS to rule for marriage nationwide

Today, January 16, Attorney General Eric Holder applauded the United States Supreme Court's decision to grant review of the freedom to marry.

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It’s Official: The Supreme Court will review the freedom to marry in 2015!

Today, January 16, the United States Supreme Court announced that this year, they will hear arguments in a case on the question of whether same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry and if anti-marriage laws nationwide should be struck down as unconstitutional.

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Friday: Now is the time for SCOTUS to consider the freedom to marry

Friday, January 16, the United States Supreme Court will hold its second conference of 2015, which will be the second chance the Court has to grant or deny review of the four marriage cases currently before it.

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Federal judge adds to the marriage momentum in Michigan one day before SCOTUS conference

Today, January 15, 2015, United States District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Michigan, ruling that the state must respect the marriages of over 300 same-sex couples that were married in March of 2014.

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Nikon releases ad starring same-sex couple and their family

Last year, Kordale and Kaleb Lewis were surprised by a sudden stream of "likes" on a simple picture that they posted on Instagram.

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The freedom to marry in Florida’s real impact: Positive change for same sex couples

It's been just over a week since the freedom to marry took effect in Florida (even as an appeal proceeds to the 11th Corcuit) - and already, we are seeing the positive, tangible impact of this sea change.

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States face mounting legal costs while defending anti-marriage amendments

This week, the National Law Journal reported that many states owe lawyers working on cases involving the freedom to marry upwards of $80,000 as a result of defending discriminatory anti-marriage amendments.

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Federal judge in South Dakota rules in favor of the freedom to marry

Today, January 12, United States District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in South Dakota, declaring the state's ban on marriage between same-sex couples unconstitutional.

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SCOTUS denies review of Louisiana case, takes no action on other marriage petitions

Today, the United States Supreme Court denied review in an out-of-step ruling upholding marriage discrimination in Louisiana. The ruling has not yet received judgment from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which heard oral argument in the case on Friday

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5th Circuit hears oral arguments in marriage cases for LA, TX, and MS

Today, January 9, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit heard oral arguments in three landmark marriage cases out of three different states - Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

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