Postedon Oct 07, 2014 at 11:05 am
After yesterday’s historic announcement from the Supreme Court that ultimately secured the freedom to marry in six states, including Utah and Oklahoma, same-sex couples and legal teams are committed to ensuring that the pro-marriage rulings that have been allowed to stand in the 10th and 4th Circuits are applied to all of the states within those geographic circuits.
Postedon Oct 06, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Today, October 6, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced that he would not appeal Missouri’s October 3rd ruling in favor of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Oct 06, 2014 at 10:30 am
As news comes in today from any of the 11 states impacted by today's amazing movement, Freedom to Marry will maintain this live blog, embedding tweets and reporting on the latest news.
Postedon Oct 06, 2014 at 09:00 am
Today, October 6, the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.
Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Today, 43 faith leaders from Arkansas came together to file an amicus brief in Smith v. Wright. The “friend-of-the-court” brief outlines the urgency and importance of ending the exclusion of committed couples from marriage in Arkansas.
Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 02:45 pm
Today, October 3, Missouri Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs ruled that marriages between same-sex couples legally performed in other states must be respected in Missouri.
Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Last spring, I did something I've always wanted to do - I joined the U.S. Army, signing up to serve as a welder and machinist in the reserves. When I was younger, I watched in awe as my brother enlisted in the military, and ever since then, I've always known that I've wanted to serve my country. I wouldn't have been able to enlist without the unending support I've received from the love of my life, my partner of six years - my wife, Erin.
Postedon Oct 02, 2014 at 08:40 am
The Court's order list today did not include any of the cases seeking the freedom to marry. But just because the Court took no action on the marriage cases today does not mean that the marriage cases will not be considered during the 2014-2015 session.
Postedon Oct 01, 2014 at 04:00 pm
It’s been an exciting few weeks for marriage in Louisiana, and now more than ever, families across the state are standing up and sharing their stories.
Postedon Sep 30, 2014 at 01:30 pm
While we wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to announce whether or not they will address the freedom to marry for same-sex couples this term by granting review in one or more of the 5 cases currently pending, a new report examines the devastating impact of marriage bans, as well as other discriminatory laws, on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans’ economic security.