On Wednesday I posted a piece which was based on an article written by Steve Friess for Bloomberg News. The gist was that one of the legal teams that will be arguing a marriage case at the Supreme Court was having trouble amassing the funds to properly prepare for the trial. Show More Summary
The National Center for Lesbian Rights today filed a motion which opposes Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's petition that SCOTUS hear an appeal of his state's same-sex marriage ruling. Equality Case Files has the motion: The Court has already granted four petitions for writs of certiorari to decide the questions presented in this case. Show More Summary
Lawyers from both sides of a same-sex marriage case in Louisiana are urging the state’s Supreme Court to hurry up and rule on the matter. Time is ticking, they say. And a little boy is in legal limbo. Paul Baier and Josh Guillory, who have been arguing in support of same-sex marriage in the bayou state, say […]
Plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to deny petition for review in Idaho marriage cases. The post READ IT HERE: Plaintiffs in Idaho same-sex marriage case oppose Supreme Court review appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore's public statements and actions have prompted an ethics complaint against him. Image: Shutterstock The post Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Calls for ‘Confrontation’ With Federal Courts Over Marriage Equality appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Couple in Strawser case opposes a stay pending appeal. The post Second Alabama couple opposes stay of same-sex marriages in Eleventh Circuit appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Discovery stayed; parties can appeal motion to dismiss. The post Part of Georgia marriage case to move to Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals appeared first on Equality On Trial.
From the Family Research Council's latest round of prayer targets: [FRC] Would be funny. Would be, that is, if judges, governors, and legislators ignored FRC. Sadly they do not.
This is so typical. One of the legal teams that is headed to the Supreme Court in April to argue in favor of marriage equality is strapped for cash, and the national LGBT groups are too busy second-guessing the case and fundraising off of it to provide a little backing. Show More Summary
Probate Judges Association wants indefinite stay of marriage equality in Alabama. The post Alabama Probate Judges Association supports stay in marriage case appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Unless the Supreme Court firmly declares that gay couples deserve equal protection, it risks encouraging state-level obstruction.
The legislative session of 2015 is barely under way, but lawmakers in North Carolina are already looking for ways to sidestep marriage equality. read more
As same-sex marriage inches closer toward legalization nationwide, bakeries have emerged as an unlikely new battleground for those opposed to marriage equality. Attempting to mirror anti-discrimination rulings against bakeries that refuse...Show More Summary
The governor supports review of the state's petition. The post READ IT HERE: Idaho Gov. Otter’s response to state’s Supreme Court petition in challenge to same-sex marriage ban appeared first on Equality On Trial.
LOS ANGELES — You may kiss the bear. But first you're going to have to prove in a court of law that he's human. That's the gist of Ted 2, Universal's follow-up to the $550 million global comedy hit. The sequel comes out this summer,Show More Summary
Couple asks Eleventh Circuit to deny request to extend the stay. The post One same-sex couple challenging Alabama’s marriage ban opposes stay in Eleventh Circuit appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Kansas appeals a decision striking down its marriage ban. The post READ IT HERE: Opening brief in Kansas’ appeal of same-sex marriage case appeared first on Equality On Trial.
From the Ellen DeGeneres Show: Kim and Cari have been fighting for marriage equality in Alabama since 2008. Apart from their desire to bring equality to all of the citizens of Alabama, they’re fighting for their son, Khaya, and their right to be legally recognized as his parents. Show More Summary
On yesterday's edition of his viciously anti-gay radio show, proudly discriminatory commentator Tony Perkins demanded that people like him will never accept marriage equality regardless of the fact that we already have thirty-six states, full federal rights, and the very...
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN This article is one in a multipart series leading up to a future Supreme Court decision on marriage equality. The Court has granted review of four marriage cases from the Sixth Circuit and a decision may...