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Miami Court Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Florida

(Miami, FL, July 25, 2014)—Today, a state trial court in Miami issued a decision striking down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples and ordering Miami-Dade County to allow same-sex couples to marry. The court stayed the order pending appeal.

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North Dakota Couples Ask Federal District Court to Invalidate State’s Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

(Fargo, ND, July 23, 2014)—Late Tuesday, the seven same-sex couples who are challenging North Dakota’s laws banning marriage equality asked...

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Ramsay v. Dalrymple

On June 6, 2014, seven same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in North Dakota. The...

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Policy Statements Supporting Adoption by Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual People

A compilation of policy statements from professional associations and organizations supporting adoption by Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual people. Organizations include:...

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NCLR Responds to State of Utah’s Decision To Seek Supreme Court Review of Tenth Circuit Decision Striking Down Utah’s Marriage Ban for Same-Sex Couples

(Salt Lake City, UT, July 9, 2014)—Today, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes announced that his office will not seek further review...

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South Dakota Couples Ask Federal District Court to Strike Down State Laws Prohibiting Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

(Sioux Falls, SD, July 7, 2014)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has joined the legal team representing six same-sex...

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Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard

On May 22, 2014, six same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit in Sioux Falls seeking the freedom to marry in...

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Veteran Files Lawsuit to Be Buried With Her Late Wife in Idaho Cemetery

(Boise, ID, July 7, 2014)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Boise attorneys Deborah A. Ferguson and Craig...

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Taylor v. Brasuell

On July 7, 2014, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Boise attorneys Deborah A. Ferguson and Craig Durham filed...

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Florida Couples and Equality Florida Institute Urge Court to Strike Down State’s Ban on Marriage Equality

(Miami, FL, July 2, 2014)—Today, a state trial court in Miami heard oral argument on a motion filed in May...

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