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June 29, 2015

Marriage Equality FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions About the Supreme Court’s Ruling

The Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges guarantees to same-sex couples throughout the nation the freedom to marry and the right to recognition of their marriages.  We have much to celebrate with this affirmation of the dignity, liberty, and equality of same-sex couples, and the LGBT individuals who are part of those couples,…



June 11, 2015

NCLR Deplores Michigan Governor Synder for Allowing Agencies to Discriminate Against LGBT Parents

(San Francisco, CA, June 10, 2015)—Today Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed three bills that will allow agencies that place children for adoption and foster care to ignore the best interests of children and instead use their own “religious or moral convictions or policies” as a basis for denying a child placement with a loving family….


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