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Censorship Coalition, Lambda Legal to Tenessee School: Apologize for Removing Pro-LGBT Student Artwork

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The two groups stress that the school’s decision fails its student’s First Amendment right to non-disruptive free political and artistic expression by granting a “heckler’s veto” for student artwork. ...
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Pocono Mountains Family Resort Hosts First-Ever Nashville Songwriters Weekend

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Every November, guests flock to Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. ...
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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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Navy Vet Madelynn Lee Taylor to Receive NCLR Award

(L to R): Nicole LeFavour, Gretchen Bates, Donna Vasquez, and Madelynn Lee Taylor.
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Idaho Navy veteran Madelynn “Lee” Taylor will be honored with the Courage Award for standing up to discriminatory laws banning marriage equality. ...
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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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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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NCLR Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Tennessee Marriage Equality Case

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The 6th Circuit upheld marriage bans in Tennessee and three other states - the first time a federal appeals court has ruled against the freedom to marry. ...
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