Utah Marriage

Utah Marriage

Historic: Tenth Circuit Declares Marriage Equality Bans Unconstitutional

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Since the Supreme Court’s historic marriage rulings last year not a single state marriage ban has survived a federal court challenge. ...
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Utah Supreme Court Halts Adoptions by Same-Sex Couples

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Only married couples can jointly petition to adopt in the state and Utah bans second-parent and step-parent adoptions by same-sex couples. ...
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Marriage Equality Ad Runs in Utah, Features Straight Couple and Gay Son

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Freedom to Marry and Utah United for Marriage released an ad featuring the family of Drs. Wendy Matis and Dale Smith in support for their gay son. ...
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Hundreds Rally in Colorado to Support 10th Circuit Marriage Cases

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Marriage equality supporters gathered in Colorado Wednesday as a federal three-judge panel prepares to hear oral arguments for equal marriage in Utah. ...
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Tenth Circuit to Hear Utah, Oklahoma Marriage Equality Cases

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The Tenth Circuit is one of five federal appeals courts that will preside over nine marriage equality cases in the coming weeks and months. ...
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AG Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

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U.S. AG Eric Holder issued a statement in which he clarified the federal government’s stance on more than 300 same-sex marriages in the state of Michigan. ...
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Mayor of Salt Lake City Joins Freedom to Marry Campaign

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Thursday, more than a month after officiating marriages for same-sex couples in Utah, Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. ...
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Utah Federal Judge Strikes Down Marriage Ban

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Friday a federal judge in Utah struck down the state’s marriage ban, saying that the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection. ...
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