Marriage Equality Round-Up 7/22/14

Written by scott on July 22nd, 2014

Gay Wedding - HandsHere’s our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy!

USA, Calfornia: Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin just married his partner in San Pedro. full story

USA, Colorado: The county clerk in Pueblo County has reluctantly ceased offering marriage licenses to same sex couples. Boulder county continues to issue licenses. full story

USA, Colorado: A federal judge will hear arguments in a marriage equality case in the state today. full story

USA, Florida: News4 reports on rallies around Florida in the wake of the Key West ruling. full story

USA, Florida: The Key West marriage equality ruling may help one lesbian couple finally get a divorce. full story

USA, Florida: Bradenton.com looks at the business response to the marriage equality ruling in Key West. full story

USA, Florida: The Tampa Bay Times has called out state Attorney General Pam Bondi as its “Loser of the Week” for appealing the marriage equality ruling. full story

USA, Florida: GOP Rep. David Jolly just endorsed marriage equality in a statement to the Washington Post. full story

USA, Florida: The judge who overturned the state’s ban on marriage equality denied a request to lift his stay on the ruling. full story

USA, Georgia: The state is asking a judge to dismiss the marriage equality lawsuit there, saying residents had a right to define marriage by excluding gays and lesbians. full story

USA, Idaho: Several LGBT rights advocates who blocked access to the Idaho state house are set to be sentenced. full story

USA, Montana: State Attorney General Tim Fox is asking a federal court to uphold the state’s marriage equality ban. The state’s Democratic Governor disagrees. full story

USA, Oregon: A school who refused to allow a transgender male student to live in a men’s dorm has relented, sort-of. The school will allow it only after a student has gender reassignment surgery. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: A lesbian couple is asking a judge to validate their marriage, which took place before the state officially accepted marriage equality. full story

USA, Wisconsin: The ACLU is objecting to the state’s request for an en-banc hearing at the 7th circuit in the marriage equality case, saying it would cause unnecessary delays. full story

 

2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Renee says:

    It is our constitutional right to get married, haters will waste all kinds of money to prolong the inevitable.

  2. VinnyD says:

    Lawyers defending laws they know are unconstitutional, throwing away tax dollars, should be disbarred for conduct reflecting their disregard for the rule of law.

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