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Legal teams from 6th Circuit cases will seek review from US Supreme Court

Less than 24 hours after the 6th Circuit's out-of-step ruling upholding marriage discrimination, legal teams for cases out of all four states announced that they would seek review of the ruling from the United States Supreme Court.

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Federal judge rules in Missouri, paving way for the freedom to marry in Show Me State

Today, November 7, U.S. District Court Judge Ortrie D. Smith ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in a federal case from Missouri, striking down the state's marriage ban and paving the way for the freedom to marry to begin in the Show Me State.

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6th Circuit Plaintiffs Stand Strong in face of loss in court today

Today, the United States Court of Appeals in the 6th Circuit upheld marriage discrimination in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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6th Circuit Court breaks from unanimous appellate rulings, upholds discrimination

The United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued the first ruling in favor of upholding laws that discriminate against same-sex couples from a federal appellate court in the past several years.

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New Report reveals enormous economic burden of marriage discrimination

Today, Freedom to Marry and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates released a report revealing that the remaining patchwork of marriage laws for same-sex couples across the United States is costing businesses in the private sector $1.3 billion every year.

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St. Louis, Missouri to begin issuing marriage licenses after victory in state court

Today, November 5, St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison ruled that denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Missouri is unconstitutional.

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Big Win: Federal judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry in Kansas

Today, United States District Court Judge Daniel D. Crabtree ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Kansas, striking down the state's ban on marriage between same-sex couples.

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VIDEO: A Florida father pays tribute to his deceased husband by fighting for marriage

This year, Jorge Goytizolo in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is mourning the death of his husband, Philip Parrish, who passed away in May after a sudden diagnosis of brain cancer. Now, Jorge is working hard to protect his twin children, Santiago Philip and Ella Starr.

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VIDEO: Two Southern mothers build their family without the protections of marriage

In a new Freedom to Marry video, Jessica and Chi from Alabama share their story of building their lives with their 7-year-old daughter. "Everyone wants to believe that if you do what you're supposed to do, your family will be taken care of. But we don't have that safeguard."

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Following in her parents’ footsteps in the fight for marriage

Today, October 29, former journalist Sue Green published an opinion piece in The Advocate outlining the story of her parents fighting for marriage before she was born, and how she continues the fight for the freedom to marry for everyone.

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