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What’s Happening in Alabama, and What it Means for the Bigger Picture of Marriage Equality
Posted on Tuesday February 17, 2015

As we get closer to the much-anticipated oral argument in the marriage equality cases coming out of the Sixth Circuit Court before the Supreme Court, the fight for marriage equality within states wages on. On January 23, Federal District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade ruled that that Alabama’s ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional. […]

Sixth Circuit Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Bans
Posted on Friday November 07, 2014

By a two-to-one vote, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld the right of states to ban same-sex marriages yesterday , overturning rulings in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. Going forward, the challengers in the cases can either ask the full Sixth Circuit bench to reconsider their […]

A Summer of Equality: Momentum Builds for Marriage Equality in the Courts
Posted on Monday September 15, 2014

After decades of fighting for the rights of same-sex couples to marry, supporters of marriage equality experienced an amazing summer, full of numerous victories in courts throughout the country. Since the beginning of June 2014, the one year anniversary of United States v. Windsor, courts ruled or upheld rulings that same-sex couples have a right […]

One Year Since Windsor, One Year of Victories
Posted on Thursday June 26, 2014

One year ago, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor. The decision not only granted federal marriage recognition to millions of the couples throughout the country, but also a sparked a year of momentous marriage victories in the states. Nineteen states and the […]