Obergefell

Obergefell

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms ‘Obergefell’ Requires Placing Married Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates

Politics Editorial
Maintaining a tradition of issuing cases impacting the LGBTQ community on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Pavan v. Smith, upholding the requirement outlined in Obergefell (the case that banned marriage discrimination based on sexual orientation/gender) that birth and death certificates reflect the same-sex spouse. ...
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Obergefell Attorney Dan Canon Announces Congressional Run in Indiana

The Canon Family/Dan Canon
Politics
Canon built a legal practice representing people against government and big corporations. Notably, he was one of a team of lawyers who took the landmark marriage equality case to the Supreme Court of the United States. ...
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Mississippi Adoption Ban Challenged in Federal Court

National
A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of Mississippi’s law banning adoption by same-sex couples. ...
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Equal Marriage One Step Closer in Puerto Rico Following Obergefell Case

National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has vacated the district court’s ruling that upheld Puerto Rico’s discriminatory marriage ban. ...
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