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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...


California’s New Simplified Adoption Process: What You Need To Know

A new California law allows couples who were married or registered as domestic partners at the time one of the...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Federal Judge Instructs Alabama’s Mobile County Probate Judge to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

(Mobile, AL, February 12, 2015)—Moments ago, United States District Judge Callie V. S. Granade instructed Mobile County Probate Judge Don...


Federal Court Hears Oral Argument in Alabama Marriage Equality

(Mobile, AL, February 12, 2015)—United States District Judge Callie V. S. Granade heard oral argument today in an emergency motion...



Breaking: Hearing on Marriage Equality in Alabama Today

Today, NCLR is headed to a federal courtroom in Mobile, Alabama with our four plaintiff couples who are asking the...


NCLR and ACLU of Alabama Applaud President Obama’s Support For Marriage Equality in Alabama

(Washington, DC., February 10, 2015)—Today, in an interview with BuzzFeed, President Obama stated that he would welcome a ruling by...


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