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50 Plus 1, Marriage Equality Fight Comes to Puerto Rico

In June of 2014, all 50 states in the union had cases to challenge the remaining bans on gay marriage bans; North Dakota completed that list. 298 more words

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PROMO: Missouri's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Costing State $36 Million

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.

“Over $36 million should be coming to Missouri’s economy if same-sex marriages were made legal,” PROMO’s Katie Stuckenschneider says. 156 more words

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Court puts same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana

By: David Bailey

U.S. appeals court panel on Monday put same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana while the state appeals its ruling overturning a ban on gay nuptials to the U.S. 250 more words

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Arizona Man Seeks Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man whose longtime partner recently died went to court on Friday to ask a federal judge to grant him death benefits. 117 more words

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Same-sex marriage at the supreme court: a matter of when, not if

By: Amanda Holpuch

The US supreme court is asked to review more than 7,000 cases each year, but legal experts agree the justices will almost certainly take up one particular case that has provoked a stack of debate: same-sex marriage. 790 more words

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Nevada Same-Sex Marriage Hearing

LAS VEGAS (KXNT/AP) — Five of eight Nevada couples involved in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriages are expected to hear their case argued Monday before a federal appeals court in San Francisco. 340 more words

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With 'eye-popping speed,' 7th Circuit strikes 2 states' same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

By: Martha Neil

Acting with what USA Today describes as “eye-popping speed,” a Chicago-based federal appeals court on Thursday struck same-sex marriage bans in two states only nine days after hearing oral arguments. 335 more words

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