Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

Vice President Biden: ‘This Day is for History to Remember’

Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on June 26, 2015.
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United States Vice President Joe Biden released a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that said, "...all marriages, at their root, are defined by unconditional love." ...
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New Florida Marriage Equality Ad Runs Statewide

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Equality Florida and Freedom to Marry Thursday released a statewide TV ad showing broad support for marriage equality throughout the state of Florida. ...
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Social Media Campaign #OurTurnNow Launches for Marriage

Amina Nurabby posted, "Just went out to breakfast at the sassy onion. I love hanging out with my moms and brothers. #OurTurnNow"
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The social media campaign evolved from a Valentine’s Day idea thought up by 12-year-old Abigail Hasting-Tharp and a group of her friends in Oregon. ...
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Justice Mary Yu: Crossing Boundaries to the Supreme Court

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Justice Mary Yu filled the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice Jim Johnson and in November ran unopposed for the remaining two years of the position. ...
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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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Florida Clerks Face Legal Battles If They Refuse to Issue Marriage Licenses

South Beach, Florida
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Clerks across Florida have a legal obligation to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or risk litigation,liability for damages and attorney fees. ...
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Cardinal Raymond Burke Would ‘Have Issues’ Giving Communion to Legislators Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Catholic Cardinal Raymond Burke
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Burke said he would have “issues giving holy communion” to Catholic legislators who “backed gay rights against church doctrine.” ...
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Judge Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Ban

Jennie, left, and Nancy Rosenbrahn, stand outside the Pennington County Courthouse in Rapid City, S.D. AP Photo: Rapid City Journal/Benjamin Brayfield, File
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South Dakota’s marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after U.S. Judge Schreier rejected the State’s motion for the case to be dismissed on Friday. ...
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Civil Rights Visionary Marc Solomon Releases Account of ‘Winning Marriage’

Marc Solomon's book "Winning Marriage" is on book shelves now.
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Solomon has been Freedom to Marry’s national campaign director since 2010 and has campaigned full-time on marriage for more than a decade. ...
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Lambda Legal Sues Social Security Administration on Behalf of Gay Chicago Widower

Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case
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Following Carl’s death, Dave applied to the Social Security Administration for back disability benefits and a lump-sum death benefit, but was turned down. ...
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