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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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Report on the United States of America’s Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations in the Area of the Family Relationships of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

NCLR’s report to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations regarding the United States’ compliance with its human rights...

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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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NCLR Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Tennessee Marriage Equality Case

(Nashville, TN, Nov. 14, 2014)—Today, the three same-sex couples challenging the State of Tennessee’s laws excluding same-sex couples from marriage...

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Sixth Circuit Rejects Legal Challenges to Bans on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

(Cincinnati, OH, November 6, 2014)—In a 2-1 decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled today...

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Lesbian Veteran Will be Buried with Her Late Wife in Idaho Cemetery

(Boise, ID, October 22, 2014)—A 74-year-old Navy veteran who challenged Idaho’s marriage equality ban so she could be buried with...

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Same-Sex Couples Can Begin Marrying in Wyoming at 10 AM Mountain Tomorrow

(Casper, WY, October 20, 2014)—Today, the State of Wyoming announced that it will file a notice stating that it will...

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality in Wyoming

(Casper, WY, October 17, 2014)—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming ruled in favor...

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Federal Judge Hears Marriage Equality Case in Wyoming

(Casper, WY, October 16, 2014)—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming heard argument in...

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Federal Appeals Court Enters Order Permitting Idaho Couples to Marry Beginning Wednesday

(San Francisco, CA, October 13, 2014)—Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit entered an order requiring...

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