Postedon Mar 03, 2011 at 08:55 am
The measure would have stopped the state from recognizing the marriages of gay couples who got married outside Wyoming. The bill did pass the House, but not before a passionate debate that included some Republicans in opposition.
Postedon Feb 22, 2011 at 09:15 am
Freedom to Marry's New Media Intern Joe Girton spotlights some Republicans around the country who have stood up for marriage, including one lawmaker who spoke out against Wyoming's recent votes against the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jan 24, 2011 at 06:30 pm
A statement from Evan Wolfson, Founder and Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, urging the Wyoming State Legislature to reject a constitutional amendment that passed the House today that would specify that out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples would not be honored in Wyoming.
Postedon Jan 24, 2011 at 03:45 pm
The "equality rally" opposed House Bill 74, which passed its first two votes in the state House of Representatives Thursday and Friday. The bill prohibits the recognition of marriages of same-sex couples from outside of Wyoming.
Postedon Jan 20, 2011 at 02:30 pm
Wyoming law already defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, but state law also requires the state to recognize marriages performed in other states.
House Bill 74 would close that loophole, specifying that marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states or other countries wouldn't be considered valid in Wyoming.
Postedon Sep 27, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Wyoming and nine other states have filed an anti-gay amicus brief in the Prop 8 appeal case saying the Constitution does not require marriage to include same-sex couples and that states, not federal courts, have final say in whether to honor the freedom to marry.
Postedon Feb 04, 2009 at 02:26 pm
Postedon Jan 22, 2009 at 11:10 am
January 21, 2009
A national conservative Christian group has begun a telephone lobbying campaign in Wyoming in support of an anti-gay amendment in the state Senate. (Link)