Marriage Litigation

In states across the country, same-sex couples are filing lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry. Freedom to Marry's national strategy has always been to win a final victory at the U.S. Supreme Court. While we work to create the climate for the Court to rule in favor of marriage, here is a comprehensive look at marriage litigation underway in the states:

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1/5: Stay Set to Expire in Brenner v. Armstrong (FL) 1/21: Mississippi Supreme Court Hearing in Czekala-Chatham v. Melancon (MS)
1/9: Oral Argument in 5th Circuit Cases (5th) 1/26: Briefing to 1st Circuit Begins in Conde-Vidal v. Rius-Armendariz (PR)
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Marriage Cases at the Federal Appellate Level

Marriage Cases with Rulings in State Court

All States with Pending Marriage Litigation

States with Completed Marriage Litigation