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NCLR on Kavanaugh’s Refusal to Say Marriage Equality was Correctly Decided

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Statement on Kavanaugh’s Refusal to Confirm that Obergefell, the Supreme...


Arkansas Governor Directs Arkansas Department of Health to Comply with U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Issue Birth Certificates to the Children of Same-Sex Married Couples

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099   Arkansas Governor Directs Arkansas Department of Health to Comply with...


Joint Statement from GLAD and NCLR on the Supreme Court’s Denial of Review in Turner v. Pidgeon

For immediate release: December 4, 2017           Contacts: Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Lauren Gray,...


NCLR statement on the death of LGBT rights hero and icon Edith Windsor

Contact:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 National Center for Lesbian Rights statement on the death of Edith Windsor,...


Texas Supreme Court Allows Unconstitutional Claim to Continue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Lauren Gray Director of Communications National Center for Lesbian Rights Office: 415.365.1324 Mobile: 215.983.3099 LGray@nclrights.org  Four days...


Statement of Tennessee Marriage Equality Plaintiffs in Response to President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

We are deeply concerned that the President’s choice to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court would vote to overturn the Court’s marriage equality decision and many other important victories the LGBT community has won before the Court.


Civil Liberties Groups Celebrate Federal Court’s Final Order Guaranteeing Freedom to Marry in Alabama

(Mobile, AL, June 8, 2016)— A federal court today entered a final order and judgment requiring Alabama officials to abide...


Federal Court Denies FedEx’s Attempt to Throw Out Suit by Widow of FedEx Employee Denied Pension Benefits Based on Her Spouse’s 26 years of Service to the Company

(San Francisco, January 4, 2016)—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis Hamilton denied FedEx’s attempt to throw out a lawsuit filed...


Federal Court Confirms That All Alabama Counties Must Stop Enforcing Unconstitutional Marriage Ban

(MOBILE, Ala., July 1, 2015)–U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade today issued an order confirming that her injunction directing all...


Civil Rights Groups Ask Federal Court To Clarify That All Alabama Counties Must Stop Enforcing Unconstitutional Marriage Ban

(MOBILE, Ala., July 1, 2015)–Four civil rights groups representing Alabama same-sex couples in a federal class-action lawsuit asked U.S. District...


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