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Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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PHOTOS: Georgians call for the freedom to marry in the Peach State with GA Equality

Today, October 23, 2014, Georgia Equality hosted a rally in Atlanta on the steps of the Atlanta City Hall calling for the freedom to marry in the Peach State

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Georgia Father of 3 wants his son to have the same freedom to marry as his 2 daughters

This piece was written by David Stivers, co-President of PFLAG Atlanta, who spoke on October 23 at Georgia Equality's Rally for Marriage in Atlanta, Georgia, where marriage supporters made the case that Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens should stop defending marriage discrimination in the Peach State

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Lambda Legal files case to extend Social Security benefits to all couples in nation

Today, Lambda Legal filed a case in the federal district court of Washington, D.C. against the Social Security Administration to win social security protections for same-sex couples regardless of their state laws.

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Federal judge in Puerto Rico upholds discrimination; plaintiffs vow to appeal

Yesterday, October 21, a U.S. District Court Judge broke from the nearly 50 judges in states across the country who have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry this year by dismissing a legal challenge to Puerto Rico's marriage ban. The next step is the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, where love will win.

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PHOTOS: Same-sex couples in Wyoming get married in the Equality State!

Today, October 21, is the first day of the freedom to marry in Wyoming! Check out photos from the big day here.

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Same-sex couples fight for marriage in Mississippi

Today, October 20, the Campaign for Southern Equality filed a federal lawsuit in Mississippi on behalf of two same-sex couples fighting for Mississippi to both respect out-of-state marriages as well as allow marriage between same-sex couples.

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President Obama says the Constitution requires the freedom to marry nationwide

In a recent interview with The New Yorker, President Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry in all states in the United States.

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Wyoming judge strikes down laws denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples

Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Wyoming in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.

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Arizona judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down state ban

Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge John Sedgwick ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Arizona in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.

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