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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,...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Alabama Probate Judges Must Immediately Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

(San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2015)—Alabama’s probate judges are under an immediate obligation to issue marriage licenses to qualified same-sex...

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Civil Rights Groups Demand All Alabama Counties Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

(MOBILE, Ala., June 26, 2015)– Four civil rights groups representing Alabama same-sex couples in a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom...

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In Historic Ruling, U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Marriage Equality Across the United States

(Washington, D.C., June 26, 2015)—In a historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states laws that ban marriage for...

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