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Indiana Court to Recognize Terminally-Ill Woman, Wife

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Thursday, a federal court in Indiana ordered the state to recognize immediately the marriage of a lesbian couple in Munster. ...
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Three Indiana Same-Sex Couples File Lawsuit to Marry

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Last month the Indiana legislature considered HJR-3 a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have barred same-sex couples from marriage. ...
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Oral Arguments Heard in WI Domestic Partnershi​p Case

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Wednesday Lambda Legal presented oral arguments on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five same-sex couples in the Wisconsin Supreme Court, asking the court to uphold the state’s domestic partnership law as constitutional. ...
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IL House Will Not Vote On Marriage Bill This Session

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At the close of the legislative session, the Illinois House did not call for a floor vote or advance The Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. ...
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Hundreds of Associatio​ns, Elected Officials, Legal Scholars Urge Ninth Circuit to Find DOMA Unconstitu​tional

Hundreds of Associatio​ns, Elected Officials, Legal Scholars Urge Ninth Circuit to Find DOMA Unconstitu​tional
Hundreds of representatives from businesses, trade associations, labor unions, public interest and advocacy organizations, cities and states, law firms and legal scholars, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives have joined one of 13 friend-of-the-court briefs urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to uphold the U.S. District Court ruling in Golinski v. OPM finding Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. ...
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Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois

Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Illinois
Nearly one year after the civil union law took effect, Lambda Legal filed papers in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division on behalf of 16 same-sex couples and their children seeking the freedom to marry. ...
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U.S. District Court Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitu​tional

U.S. District Court Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitu​tional
U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey S. White today ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, declaring that the discriminatory federal statute violated the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee ...
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