Marriage Equality: March 2015

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Federal Judge Blocks Medical Leave for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | March 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Last night, a conservative federal judge in north Texas temporarily blocked married same-sex couples in four states from receiving the protections of the Family & Medical Leave Act.Read More

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EU Parliament: Marriage Equality Is a Human Right

Filed by John M. Becker | March 13, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The parliament of the European Union is officially calling on all member states to recognize civil unions and same-sex marriage as "a matter of civil and human rights."Read More

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Oklahoma House Votes to Stop All Marriages Because Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | March 11, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would stop the state from issuing marriage licenses altogether rather than allow same-gender couples to obtain them.Read More

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New Poll Shows Record Support for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 10, 2015 | 3:00 PM | comments

Nearly six in ten Americans say they believe same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.Read More

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Slovenia Legalizes Marriage, Adoption Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 05, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Lawmakers in the former Yugoslav nation of Slovenia legalized marriage and adoption equality this week, over the vociferous objections of anti-LGBT groups and the Catholic Church.Read More

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Sets Date for Marriage Arguments

Filed by John M. Becker | March 05, 2015 | 10:33 AM | comments

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Sixth Circuit marriage cases on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.Read More

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SCOTUS Spanks NOM on Donor Disclosure

Filed by John M. Becker | March 02, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage's years-long effort to hide the names of its donors was dealt another blow this morning, this time by the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More

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BREAKING: Nebraska Marriage Ban Struck Down

Filed by John M. Becker | March 02, 2015 | 9:45 AM | comments

A federal judge has just struck down Nebraska's marriage discrimination amendment. Unless it is stayed, his ruling takes effect one week from today.Read More