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Attorney General Lisa Madigan ordered the County Clerks of Illinois today to start marrying same-sex couples with immediate effect. Read Governor Quinn’s statement:-

Texas Wins Same-Sex Marriage . February 26th, 2014
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Reports have come in that a Federal Judge has struck down the Texas ban on same-sex marriage, and at the same time stayed marriages pending appeal. Stay tuned as more comes in on the newly acquired marriage equality for Texas. THINK PROGRESS REPORTS: “A federal judge has ruled that Texas’s ban on same-sex marriage violates [...]

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February 14, 2014 and a happy Valentines Day it is for couples across the U.S.A. and now in Virginia too. Virginia has just been declared a marriage equality State, thanks to a Federal Judge in the case of Bostic, London, Schall and Townley, adjudicated in the Eastern District of Virginia. Despite the latest antics of [...]

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Huffington Post Cross post WASHINGTON — It seems Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has taken up a new cause in Congress — defending states’ right to regulate marriage. Amid a wave of court decisions striking down anti-gay marriage laws in states, the Texas Republican introduced a bill to the Senate Wednesday to amend U.S. law “with [...]

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Post is a cross post via CNN– In a major milestone for gay rights, the U.S. government on Monday expanded recognition of same-sex marriages in federal legal matters, including bankruptcies, prison visits and survivor benefits. “It is the (Justice Department’s) policy to recognize lawful same-sex marriages as broadly as possible, to ensure equal treatment for [...]

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(CNN) – Marriage licenses for same-sex couples in Utah can no longer be issued, after the Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of the state’s request to temporarily block the impact of a federal judge’s recent ruling striking down as unconstitutional a ban on gays and lesbians from legal wedlock. U.S. District Court Judge [...]

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A San Diego woman, Karen Grube is calling for a boycott of the popular Pasadena Rose Parade because two men from Los Angeles are scheduled to be married on a float called “Love is the Best Protection,” the Pasadena Star News reports. The  cake-shaped float is being sponsored by The AIDS Healthcare Foundation to help [...]

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Brady McCombs and Mark Sherman of the Associated Press, and writing for The Seattle Times, have provided a composite analysis of how the States have now reinforced the SCOTUS rulings, forging the way to allow same-sex marriages. They have noted that advocates on both sides of the gay-marriage debate predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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It would seem that Mormon karma has unfolded in favor of same-sex marriage, as Utah becomes the 17th State in the United States to allow same-sex marriage. The karma slaps the Mormon State across its face, as the Mormon Church, which in 2008  provided millions of dollars to the Prop 8 campaign to try and [...]

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Moments ago, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that same-sex couples have an equal right to marry. In the case brought by NCLR, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), ACLU of New Mexico, and New Mexico co-counsel, the court ruled that New Mexico’s Constitution requires that same-sex couples must be treated equally under [...]

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