Mike Huckabee made the statement in a speech laced with Holocaust references after leading a tour of concentration camps in Poland. read more
Marriage equality continues to make gains, but these two orders are on hold as the states consider appeals. Likes several states, Arkansas and Mississippi had voter-approved constitutional amendments pass in 2004 that defined marriage between one man and one woman. In Arkansas, U.S. District Judge Kristine Bakerruled in favor of two same-sex couples who had challenged [...]
You’d have thought that you’d see a Muslim governor in Mississippi before you’d see marriage equality, but it turns out you’d be wrong. A federal court has ruled that the state’s ban on marriage is unconstitutional. Just to underline how inevitable marriage equality has become even in the South, a federal judge in Arkansas struck […]
A bill legalizing same-sex marriage was introduced in the Australian parliament today. Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm was the sponsoring member of the Freedom To Marry legislation which would would allow Australians to wed regardless of “sex, sexual orientation and gender...
Religious fervor on Thanksgiving?! How appropriate! Think Progress has a guide on "how to argue with your Evangelical uncle" about marriage equality. Vox is advising you on Bill Cosby, Ferguson, and immigration (you're for it as much as possible, of...
Responding to yesterday's ruling in favor of marriage equality in his state, Arkansas Family Council head Jerry Cox writes: “This is another example of judicial tyranny. Arkansans voted overwhelmingly to define marriage as the union of one man and one...
A round-up of reactions to the Arkansas and Mississippi marriage decisions. The post Equality news round-up: Mississippi, Arkansas marriage news appeared first on Equality On Trial.
How mind-blowing is it that reading these paragraphs about Arkansas and Mississippi feels almost routine? (Almost.) U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately...Show More Summary
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (right) implored a federal judge Tuesday not to lift his stay of a February ruling striking down the state's marriage bans. However, experts said they believe it's likely U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia will...
Both rulings have been stayed, but marriage equality in the South seems kind of inevitable now.
Add Mississippi to the list. The post BREAKING: Mississippi same-sex marriage ban struck down appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A U.S. district judge ruled on Tuesday that an Arkansas constitutional amendment defining marriage as being only the union of one man and one woman was unconstitutional, striking down a measure overwhelmingly approved by voters a decade ago. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker said the Arkansas...
The ruling will likely be appealed to a higher court, but same-sex marriages may resume in Arkansas. read more
Arkansas marriage ban struck down. The post Arkansas same-sex marriage ban struck down appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Don't worry when your conservative Christian relative goes off on a rant about homosexuality -- we've got you covered. The post Thanksgiving Arguments: How To Talk To Your Evangelical Uncle About Marriage Equality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Following Procter & Gamble's major decision to come out in favor of marriage equality, Phil Burress, a local anti-LGBT activist from P&G's home state of Ohio, claims the CEO of the company called him to discuss the matter. And here'...
Exit poll numbers from this month's election indicated less support than other surveys — but maybe because the electorate skewed Republican. read more
The ACLU attorney representing same-sex couples who sued for marriage rights is amending the lawsuit to increase the impact of marriage equality in Kansas. read more
Good news: marriage equality has come to Kansas! Except that it hasn’t, exactly. The whole situation is terribly confusing, so we’re going to boil it down into the basics of what you need to know: a judge has ruled earlier this month that the state’s marriage ban is unconstitutional, which is great. It took a […]
The plaintiffs in the Texas marriage equality suit today filed a demand for an immediate commencement of marriages while the appeals process in the Fifth Circuit Court continues. From today's filing: The Court should immediately lift the stay because the Supreme Court’s actions following entry of the stay no longer support its continuance. Show More Summary