Marriage Cases

Marriage Cases

UMC Clergywoman: Gay and Lesbian Couples Deserve to Marry

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As the parent of a toddler, I want my child to have the same opportunities as all Americans, and that is only possible if we secure marriage for everyone. ...
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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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The Business of Marriage: $74 Million Boost Expected

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A study from the UCLA School of Law Williams Institute expects Illinois’ wedding businesses to see a $74 million increase and $29 million increase in tourism for out-of-town guests in the first three years of legalization and would create 281 new jobs in Illinois. ...
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FL Ruling: Lesbian Egg Donor Has Parental Rights

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In 2004, a woman had her egg fertilized and implanted in her partner to create their child. Two years later the couple split up and the birth mother took their daughter and left the country. ...
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Abercrombie Signs Marriage Into Law

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Wednesday marked the legalization of marriage equality for all Hawai'i citizens as Abercrombie signed the bill into law at the Convention Center in Waikiki. It was an invitation-only event. ...
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Hawai’i Brings the Marriage Equality Fight Full Circle

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Gov. Abercrombie has indicated his support of the measure and is expected to sign it shortly. Once signed, same-sex couples will be able to marry starting on December 2, 2013. ...
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MI Mom Denied Visitation with Non-Blood Child

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The decision made it clear that passing a bill like making second parent adoption legal is necessary. The court is ruling marriage above everything else, including what’s best for the child. ...
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Marriage Equality Moves Forward in IL, NJ, PA

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Wednesday's motion included testimonies from 25 couples in the lawsuit who all agreed that the time to grant the freedom to marry for same-sex couples is now. ...
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After DOMA: What it Means For You

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There are more than 1,100 places in federal law where a protection or responsibility is based on marital status. ...
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Guidance for Married Gay and Lesbian Federal Employees

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There are numerous benefits that are affected by the Supreme Court’s decision, and it is impossible to answer today every question that you may have. ...
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