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Federal Court Orders Alabama Probate Judges to Allow Marriage Equality Statewide

(Mobile, Alabama, May 21, 2015)–A federal district court today ordered that all Alabama probate judges must comply with the U.S....

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Landmark Marriage Equality Cases

(Washington, D.C., April 28, 2015)—The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument today in the landmark Tennessee marriage equality cases...

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NCLR Praises Florida Senate for Blocking Discriminatory Adoption Bill; Alabama and Michigan Bills Still a Threat

(San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2015)—Yesterday, the Florida Senate voted down a bill (HB 7111) that would have given adoption...

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Legal Teams Announce Advocates Who Will Argue in Supreme Court Marriage Equality Cases

(Washington, DC, March 31, 2015)—Counsel for plaintiffs from the Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee marriage lawsuits today announced that Mary...

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Legal Teams Submit Proposal to U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Oral Argument in Marriage Cases

(Washington D.C. March 17, 2015) — Today counsel representing all plaintiffs from the Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee marriage lawsuits...

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Civil Rights Organizations Ask Federal Court In Alabama To Order Freedom To Marry Statewide

(Mobile, AL, March 6, 2015)—A group of leading national civil rights organizations today filed a motion requesting a federal district...

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Broad Array of Business, Religious, Civil Rights, and Government Leaders Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Affirm the Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

(Washington, D.C., March 6, 2015)—Dozens of friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed with the United States Supreme Court urging the Court...

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Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Cases On April 28, 2015

(Washington, DC, March 5, 2015)—The United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument on April 28, 2015 in marriage equality...

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Alabama Court of Appeals Recognizes Adoptions by Same-Sex Parents

Montgomery, AL, February 27, 2015)—Today, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously held that a second parent adoption granted to...

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Tennessee Couples File Brief Asking Supreme Court to Uphold the Freedom to Marry and End “Checkerboard Nation” of Marriage Laws

(Washington D.C., February 27, 2015)—Three couples challenging Tennessee’s marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court  of the United...

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