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NCLR’s Florida Marriage Plaintiffs to be Special Guests at State of the Union Address

(San Francisco, CA, January 20, 2015)—National Center for Lesbian Rights’ (NCLR) Florida marriage case plaintiffs Jeff and Todd Delmay will...

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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Four Freedom to Marry Cases

(Washington, DC, January 16, 2015)—In a historic announcement, the United States Supreme Court today agreed to review a November 2014...

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Widow Sues FedEx for Refusing to Provide Survivor Benefits Based on Her Same-Sex Spouse’s 26 years of Service to the Company

(San Francisco, January 14, 2015)—Today, the widow of a longtime FedEx employee sued FedEx for refusing to provide her with...

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South Dakota Federal Court Rules in Favor of Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

(Sioux Falls, SD, Jan. 12, 2015)—Today, a federal court ruled in favor of six same-sex couples seeking the freedom to...

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NCLR Responds to Ninth Circuit Court Decision to Deny En Banc Review of Idaho’s Marriage Equality Ban

Statement by NCLR Legal Director Shannon P. Minter (Boise, ID, January 9, 2015)—Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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Florida Court Orders Miami-Dade County to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples Beginning Today

(Miami, FL, January 5, 2015)—Today, a Florida state court ordered the Clerk of the Courts in Miami-Dade County to begin...

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NCLR Applauds Today’s Ruling Confirming that Florida Clerks Must Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

(San Francisco, CA, January 1, 2015)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) applauds today’s ruling by Federal District Court Judge...

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Illinois State Appeals Court Ends Discrimination Against Unmarried Couples

(Chicago, IL, December 19, 2014)—Today, in a landmark decision, the Illinois Court of Appeals for the First District ruled that...

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NCLR Responds to Tennessee Officials Opposing Request for Supreme Court Review of Marriage Case

(Nashville, TN, December 15, 2014)—Today, State of Tennessee officials filed a brief opposing three same-sex couples’ request for the United States...

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Federal Court Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit

(Sioux Falls, SD, Nov. 14, 2014)—South Dakota’s marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after United States Judge Karen Schreier rejected...

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