Marriage Equality

February 27, 2014

Majority of religious Americans approve of marriage equality

A new study reveals that a majority of Americans who consider themselves religious, regardless of their religious denomination, support the right for LGBT Americans to marry the person they love.

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Judge rules Texas marriage ban unconstitutional, stays decision for appeal

A judge has ruled that Texas ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. Citing last summer's Windsor Supreme Court ruling, United States District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio said that the marriage ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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February 24, 2014

Overwhelming opposition to Arizona's repulsive bill allowing discrimination

Resistance is growing to Arizona's bill, SB 1062, which would permit businesses and individuals to deny not only LGBT people, but virtually anyone, any services they provide based on the provider's individual religious beliefs.

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February 21, 2014

Nine additional couples take on Colorado's ban on marriage equality

Nine additional couples have filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Denver in pursuit of marriage equality

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WATCH: SHE4ME rocks marriage equality with new music video PSA

Marriage Equality USA has released a public service announcement (PSA) in music video form, called SHE4MarriageEquality, or SHE4ME. Paired with the song "SHE," written and performed by Jen Foster, the video follows the lifelong love story of two young women, played by Gabrielle Christian and Nicole Pacent. You may recognize one of the brides...

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February 18, 2014

Kansas' discrimination bill too discriminatory to pass

A bill that passed by the Kansas House on February 12th providing cover for anyone who refuses to provide services to LGBT people will not pass the Kansas senate as it is currently written.

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February 13, 2014

Federal Judge strikes down Virginia's ban on marriage equality

A federal judge declared Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, saying it violates the constitution’s guarantee of equal protection under the 14th Amendment.

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Kentucky could recognize marriages for same-sex couples

A federal judge today struck down Kentucky's ban on recognizing marriages for same-sex couples performed in other jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II said the ban violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee to equal protection under the law.

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