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New Judge Strikes Down Puerto Rico Marriage Ban Hours After Lambda Legal Victory

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Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed for the second time that Puerto Rico’s ban on marriage for LGBT people is unconstitutional ...
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Italy’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled a Human Rights Violation

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Currently there are only 20 nations in the world that have legalized same-sex marriage, while Mexico has legalized it in certain regions of their country. ...
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Nebraska Marriage Ban

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Bataillon previously struck down Nebraska's gay marriage ban in 2005, saying it violated the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians. ...
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Federal Judge Strikes Down South Dakota Marriage Ban

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A federal court has ruled in favor of six same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry in South Dakota. ...
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Review of Idaho’s Marriage Equality Ban Denied

Amber Beierle, left, and Rachael Robertson, one of the same-sex couples who sued Idaho for the right to marry. AP Photo
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the Governor of Idaho’s request for en banc review of its October 7, 2014 decision striking down Idaho’s ban on marriage equality. ...
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Miami-Dade County to Begin Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

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A Florida state court ordered the Clerk of the Courts in Miami-Dade County to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday. ...
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New Marriage Equality Ad Running in Texas Features Police Officers Defending Gay Colleagues

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A new statewide television ad began running this week in Texas featuring police officers who speak out in support of their gay colleague’s freedom to marry. ...
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Federal Court Strikes Down West Virginia Marriage Ban

West Virginia U.S. District Court rules marriage ban unconstitutional.
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Although West Virginia’s Attorney General already conceded the state’s marriage ban was unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court made it official Friday. ...
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Ruling Appealed in Puerto Rico’s Discriminatory Marriage Ban Case

Maritza López Aviles & Iris Delia Rivera Rivera
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Lambda Legal filed a notice of appeal to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Puerto Rico's marriage equality case - Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla. ...
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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

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Ted Olson is perhaps best recognized in cultural media for arguing Bush v. Gore and the challenge to California's marriage ban - Proposition 8. ...
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