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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 4/21/14

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Matt BaumeThe lawyer who led the defense of Proposition 8 now says his attitudes are evolving as he plans his daughter’s lesbian wedding.

Michigan officials are trying to invalidate hundreds of couples’ marriage licenses, but now those couples are fighting back.

And a Judge in Ohio has issued one of the most strongly-worded rejections of a marriage ban to date.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 2/10/14

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Matt BaumeA Virginia court finally hears arguments in AFER’s marriage case. We’ll have all the details. We have a clearer picture of how Utah will fight to keep its marriage ban in place. A new lawsuit hits Wisconsin, with life-or-death stakes for one couple. And this could be the week that we finally learn the fate of Indiana’s marriage ban.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 2/3/14

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Matt BaumeA surprise twist in AFER’s Virginia lawsuit. The Indiana House passes a marriage ban, but in so doing could actually delay its progress.

Utah and Oklahoma cases are speeding towards the Supreme Court, and our chances for victory have greatly improved in Nevada. Plus there’s progress this week in West Virginia, Hawaii, and Kansas.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 1/20/14

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Matt BaumeA huge victory in Oklahoma this week, with yet another marriage ban declared unconstitutional. Now comes the appeal, in the same federal circuit as the Utah case. We’ll take a look at what to expect. Plus, more progress across the country, from Indiana to Texas to Idaho and Georgia.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 1/13/14

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Matt BaumeNew polls show a dramatic shift in public opinion following marriage equality in Utah. But that’s hasn’t stopped the Supreme Court from blocking weddings — for now. We have new details about cases in Arizona, Missouri, and West Virginia. Plus, legislators introduce a new marriage ban in Indiana, but with fewer backers than expected.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 1/6/14

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Matt BaumeWe have the latest from Utah, where the state has committed to spending millions of dollars to undo marriage equality. An apology from a Florida governor who has now changed his mind on banning the freedom to marry. Plus, new promises of yet another federal lawsuit in a conservative state.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 12/16/13

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Matt BaumeWe have a major setback this week in Australia, but there’s still a glimmer of hope. Marriage equality hearings are coming up in two unlikely states: Arkansas and Texas. An Oregon ballot measure passes a major hurdle, and organizers launch a new public outreach campaign on the east coast.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Matt BaumeLast week’s good news in New Jersey is turning into frustrating news — Governor Christie seems determined to prevent couples from getting married, despite a court ruling that the state must start issuing licenses on October 21. Christie’s appeal might mean that start date could get push back indefinitely. Meanwhile, there’s a new marriage bill in PA and a lawsuit moving ahead in KY. Plus a couple more surveys, which as always means good news about evolving public opinion. Here’s this week’s episode:

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch 9/30/13

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Matt BaumeWe have major breaking marriage equality news. Earlier this year, AFER successfully overturned Proposition 8, restoring the freedom to marry in California. And today, AFER announced its next steps to expand that victory and win full federal marriage equality.

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Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Matt BaumeMarriage may return to Pennsylvania, despite a ruling two weeks ago that put licenses on hold. Organizers in North Carolina are mounting a challenge to the state’s marriage ban, but first they need to find a clerk willing to challenge the law. Plus new guidance from the Labor Department means benefit plans must recognize marriages in every single state.

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