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Federal Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling: A Victory for LGBT Rights

Today's federal appeals court ruling in favor of marriage equality paves the way for the Supreme Court to consider the issue as early as next year.
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Utah Attorney General to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling Directly to U.S. Supreme Court

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (yesterday)

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes won't ask for an en banc (all the justices rather than a three-judge panel) Tenth Circuit appeal of the ruling striking down Utah's gay marriage ban. He plans to appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme..... Read Post

Federal Court Rejects Bid to Appeal On Pennsylvania's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (5 days ago)

Yesterday, the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a motion to appeal the ruling striking down Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban. The attempt came from Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney, of Schuylkill County... Read Post

Analysis: Supreme Court rules Prop 8 proponents lack standing, restores marriage equality to California

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (last year)

By Jacob Combs In a narrow yet major victory for marriage equality, the Supreme Court ruled today that the proponents of Proposition 8 did not have standing to defend the law in Court, paving the way for equal marriage rights to ret... Read Post

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