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Obama Says All States Should Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Obama Says All States Should Allow Same-Sex Marriage Summary: President Barack Obama has explained that his interpretation of the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause allows same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states. President Barack Obama has supported gay marriage since May 2012, however, at that time, he said that the…>read more

No Comment October 20, 2014

Same-Sex Couples Allowed to Marry in Colorado

Same-Sex Couples Allowed to Marry in Colorado Summary: Colorado has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeals of states that sought to enforce same-sex marriage bans. It’s official: Same-sex marriages are now legal in the state of Colorado, according…>read more

1 Comment October 8, 2014

States Move for Same Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Decision

States Move for Same Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Decision Summary: Many states have already taken action to lift stays and allow same-sex marriages to proceed after the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday that it would not hear appeals on same-sex marriage bans, allowing previous rulings that struck the bans down…>read more

No Comment October 7, 2014

Lesbian Couple Requests Early Ruling from Texas Court of Appeals

Lesbian Couple Requests Early Ruling from Texas Court of Appeals Summary: A lesbian couple has asked an appeals court in the state of Texas to speed up its ruling schedule on a gay marriage case due to a pregnancy. A lesbian couple from Texas has challenged the ban on same-sex marriage…>read more

No Comment October 7, 2014

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals Summary: The Supreme Court declined hearing the appeals from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage, which means that lower court rulings that struck down bans on same-sex marriage will stand. NBC News reports that on Monday, the United…>read more

No Comment October 6, 2014

Gay Marriage: Where Do We Stand?

Gay Marriage: Where Do We Stand? Summary: Attorneys on both sides of the gay marriage ban argument are fighting ferociously for their clients’ positions. The Supreme Court will soon decide which cases, if any, it will hear to determine how gay marriage will be impacted nationally. Gay…>read more

2 Comments September 23, 2014

Judge Upholds Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Upholds Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban Summary: A federal judge has ruled that Louisiana’s gay marriage ban does not violate the U.S. Constitution and will uphold the ban. The ruling is in stark contrast to recent rulings in other jurisdictions that struck down such bans. The…>read more

No Comment September 4, 2014

Advocates of Gay Marriage Bans Take Heat from Judges During Arguments in Appellate Court

Advocates of Gay Marriage Bans Take Heat from Judges During Arguments in Appellate Court Summary: A three-judge appellate court panel heard arguments from attorneys general for Wisconsin and Indiana on Tuesday. The attorneys general argued for the ban, citing tradition, whereas plaintiffs argued that such a ban is archaic and discriminatory. In the latest…>read more

7 Comments August 26, 2014

Same-Sex Registry for Couples Upheld in Wisconsin

Same-Sex Registry for Couples Upheld in Wisconsin On Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided to uphold a 2009 law that establishes a same-sex registry for couples. The court said that the registry does not violate an amendment to the constitutional ban of gay marriage, according to Reuters.…>read more

No Comment July 31, 2014

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban   Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. Though 62 percent of Florida voters amended the Florida Constitution in 2008 to define marriage as a between one man and one woman,…>read more

No Comment July 28, 2014

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Russian Language Document Review (Financial District) compensation: DOE We are currently staffing a RUSSIAN document review project that will take place in our Lower Manhattan office. You w...