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The freedom to marry comes to Idaho

Today, October 10th, the freedom to marry came to Idaho when the United States Supreme Court removed the hold put on marriages in that state earlier this week.

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It’s official: Same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in North Carolina

After this week’s historic announcement from the United States Supreme Court that ultimately secured the freedom to marry in six states, including Virginia, a federal judge in North Carolina has agreed that the ruling applies to NC’s Amendment 1, which bans same-sex couples from marrying.

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Over 100 first responders urge AR Supreme Court to rule for the freedom to marry

This week, more than 100 emergency medical workers, police officers, and firefighters came together to file an amicus brief in Smith v. Wright, the legal challenge to Arkansas’ constitutional amendment denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples.

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Nevada begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Yesterday, October 9, Nevada began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after U.S. District Court Judge James C. Mahan issued an injunction ordering officials to stop enforcing the state's discriminatory anti-marriage ban.

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The freedom to marry comes to West Virginia

West Virginia is the latest state to secure the freedom to marry after the state's Attorney General and Governor agreed to stop defending the state's discriminatory marriage ban, paving the way for same-sex couples to soon be issued marriage licenses.

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Officials in Johnson County, KS direct county clerks to issue marriage licenses

Today, October 8, Kansas officials directed clerks in Johnson County to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in light of the October 6 Supreme Court decision to deny review of the 10th Circuit ruling in favor of the freedom to marry.

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson talks with Andrea Mitchell on huge marriage momentum

Today, October 8, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC to speak on the freedom to marry rapidly spreading since yesterday's Supreme Court decision to deny review of 5 cases involving marriage discrimination.

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PHOTOS: The freedom to marry arrives in some South Carolina counties

Today, same-sex couples rejoiced in South Carolina as some county officials began taking action and issuing marriage licenses. In other counties, advocates at South Carolina Equality and the Campaign for Southern Equality pushed for the implementation of the 4th Circuit ruling in SC.

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Nevada couples celebrate ruling in 9th circuit

Today, October 7, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in two legal cases, including one from Nevada.

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9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules in favor of the freedom to marry

Today, October 7, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled unanimously in favor of the freedom to marry in Nevada and Idaho.

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