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U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Resolution to Institute Marriage Equality Nationwide

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution calling on federal courts to bring an end to marriage discrimination nationwide. ...
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Luxembourg: Marriage, Adoption Bill Approved

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Luxembourg joins France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England, Wales, Spain, Portugal, Iceland and 19 U.S. states in marriage. ...
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Administration Announces Expansion of Federal Protections to Married Same-Sex Couples

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Major announcements were revealed Friday from the Obama administration regarding VA benefits and benefits to same-sex couples. ...
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Michigan: Marriage Ban Challenged by 31 Amicus Briefs

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Republican leaders, businesses, military, faith leaders, child advocacy organizations, and legal scholars urged the court to end Michigan’s marriage ban. ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Surveyed at Presbyterian Church General Assembly

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The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church meeting will decide on constitutional language that could allow marriages for all loving couples. ...
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Anti-Gay Groups Cannot Intervene in Florida Marriage Case

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A judge ruled that three anti-gay groups who oppose marriage equality for same-sex couples in Florida cannot intervene as parties in Pareto v. Ruvin. ...
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Utah Supreme Court Halts Adoptions by Same-Sex Couples

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Only married couples can jointly petition to adopt in the state and Utah bans second-parent and step-parent adoptions by same-sex couples. ...
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Last State on the West Coast to Approve Marriage Equality Gets Its Day in Court

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Support for marriage equality in Oregon is at a record high of 55 percent, according to polling from Oregon United for Marriage. ...
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Critics: Jo Becker Rewrites Marriage Equality Movement in New Book

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Jo Becker’s book has been criticized by civil rights enthusiasts, activists and reporters for “airbrushing several gay rights activists out of history.” ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Movement Comes to Georgia

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Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on behalf of a widow and three same-sex couples. ...
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