Marriage Cases

Marriage Equality Moves Forward in IL, NJ, PA

Marriage Equality Moves Forward in IL, NJ, PA
Two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois filed papers asking the court for a swift end to the harm and indignity couples face without the freedom to marry — which now includes the inability to access many federal marriage benefits.
origin Author: 
The Seattle Lesbian
origin Blog: 

Supreme Court’s Favorable Rating Still at Historic Low

Supreme Court’s Favorable Rating Still at Historic Low
As the Supreme Court deliberates on two same-sex marriage cases, and with several other high-profile cases on its docket, the court’s favorability rating remains close to an all-time low.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Supreme Court Sees Record Free Ticket Line for DOMA, Prop 8 Cases

Supreme Court Sees Record Free Ticket Line for DOMA, Prop 8 Cases
Lines frequently form in advance for the free tickets to high-profile arguments, but five days before a case is particularly early. For last year's three days of arguments over the Affordable Care Act, the line began about three days early.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Motion Denied: Detroit DOMA Decision Delayed Until June

Motion Denied: Detroit DOMA Decision Delayed Until June
A lesbian couple seeking marriage equality will have to wait a little longer for the judge to issue an opinion in their case until after the SCOTUS DOMA cases.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

IL Court Denies Motion to Stay Marriage Cases

IL Court Denies Motion to Stay Marriage Cases
Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division denied a motion to stay the cases brought by Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois seeking marriage for same-sex couples. The motion attempted to delay any action in the case pending decisions in two federal marriage cases up for review in the SCOTUS: United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Antiquated Argument: Family Research Council Opposes SCOTUS Marriage Cases

Antiquated Argument: Family Research Council Opposes SCOTUS Marriage Cases
Well, it appears the Family Research Council and the Thomas More Society of Chicago won’t be invited to any gay weddings in 2013…
origin Author: 
origin Blog: