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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Marriage Cases, Statements

Marriage Equality USA Executive Director Brian Silva speaking at Unite for Marriage rally outside United States Supreme Court, April 28, 2015, Photo: Juan Carlos Feranandez.
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The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday heard oral arguments in the six cases out of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals known as Obergefell v. Hodges. ...
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Bonauto, Hallward-Driemeier Will Argue Supreme Court Marriage Cases

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Mary L. Bonauto and Doug Hallward-Driemeier will represent the plaintiffs at the cases’ scheduled April 28 arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. ...
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Puerto Rico Government Will No Longer Defend Discriminatory Marriage Ban

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The lawsuit argues that barring LGBT people from marriage violates the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the U.S. Constitution. ...
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Supreme Court Asked to Split Time Evenly Among Four Marriage Cases

Tennessee couple Dr. Valeria Tanco and Dr. Sophy Jesty
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Counsel representing all plaintiffs from the marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Brief Filed in Ohio Marriage Cases

Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges - Freedom to Marry in Ohio
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“When a couple knits their lives together through marriage, making promises of enduring support and care, they vow to be wed until death - not state lines." ...
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Tennessee Couples Ask SCOTUS to Stop the ‘Checkerboard Nation’

Three couples challenging Tennessee’s marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court of the United States Friday.
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Three couples challenging Tennessee’s marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court of the United States Friday. ...
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Alabama Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Require Probate Judge to Issue Marriage Licenses

Cari Searcy, left, and Kim McKeand, who legally married six years ago in California, are pictured with their son Khaya Searcy, 8, on Tuesday November 11, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama. State officials, citing Alabama's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, denied Searcy's second-parent adoption of the child. Photo: Sharon Steinmann/ssteinmann@al.com
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On January 23 and 26, 2015, Judge Granade issued orders prohibiting Alabama from enforcing its marriage ban in two separate cases filed by Alabama couples. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Marriage Nationwide

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Briefing in the marriage equality cases will take place over the next few months, with a hearing likely in April and a decision by the end of June 2015. ...
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Lambda Legal, ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Review Ohio Marriage Cases

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Henry and Obergefell demonstrate the importance of marriage to families from the cradle to the grave, from birth through death, and beyond. ...
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Ohio Woman Denied Spouse’s Medical Records, Legally Wed in Canada

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Gallas, who still wears her wedding bands, said the two fell in love 30 years ago. Graham lost her battle with cancer on Easter. ...
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