Laura Phillips officiated the first same-sex wedding in Arkansas this past Friday, following the lead of her son Will who refused to pledge allegiance to the flag of a country that didn't allow marriage equality in 2010.
A federal judge has issued a ruling calling Idaho's ban on marriage equality unconstitutional. U.S. District Magistrate Candy Dale also issued an injunction to block enforcement on that ban will go into effect at 9:00 AM Friday morning, local time.
In a historic day for Arkansas, the state's first same-sex couple received a marriage licesne this morning, following a circuit judge's ruling that Arkansas' ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional.
Why is Ms. Gallagher on a de facto promotional tour in which she waves the white flag and tells anyone who would listen that the marriage equality movement that she had so viciously fought for so long was going to win the whole thing any day now.
The United Church of Christ (UCC) made history this morning by becoming the first major Christian denomination to file a lawsuit against a state government. The UCC General Synod has asserted that North Carolina's ban on marriage equality is a violation of UCC clergy's free exercise of religion under the First Amendment.