Postedon Feb 05, 2015 at 02:30 pm
Today, February 5, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told The Washington Blade that he does not anticipate that House Republicans will take a position on the marriage cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Postedon Feb 05, 2015 at 11:45 am
All across Alabama, same-sex couples are gearing up for the freedom to marry to come to their state on Monday, February 9, as long as the United States Supreme Court doesn't grant a further stay on the pro-marriage ruling from two weeks ago.
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.