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Marriage

October 17, 2014

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 of the freedom to marry in the challenge to the State of Wyoming’s ban on marriage equality. The court’s order granted a request by four same-sex couples and Wyoming Equality, who had filed a federal…

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Marriage

October 16, 2014

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 the challenge to the State of Wyoming’s refusal to permit same-sex couples to marry and to respect the legal marriages of same-sex couples who married in other states. Judge Skavdahl said that he will issue…

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October 14, 2014

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 the State of Idaho to permit same-sex couples to marry beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Wednesday morning. The court’s order came in response to a request by the plaintiff couples who successfully challenged…

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Marriage

October 10, 2014

Idaho Plaintiff Couples Ask Ninth Circuit to Permit Marriages in Idaho to Begin As Soon As Possible

Washington, D.C., October 10, 2014)—Today, the plaintiff couples in the Idaho marriage equality case asked the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to permit marriages in Idaho to take place as soon as possible. The plaintiffs filed their request just hours after the Supreme Court of the United States rejected a request…

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Marriage

October 10, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Stay of Federal Appeals Court Decision Upholding Freedom to Marry in Idaho

(Washington, D.C., October 10, 2024)—Today, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected a request by State of Idaho officials to put on hold the federal appeals court decision that struck down as unconstitutional Idaho’s laws prohibiting marriage by same-sex couples. The Supreme Court’s decision allows the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth…

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