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CHALLENGE TO KENTUCKY COURT CLERK STILL ONGOING
Posted on 22 Jun 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth District recently decided that a same-sex couple’s suit against County Clerk Kim Davis of Rowan County, Kentucky was erroneously dismissed. The suit for damages-only under 42 U.S.C.S. § 1983... Read More

Government Drops Defense Of Anti-Gay Marriage Law
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) In a major policy reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law banning recognition of same-sex marriage. Attorney General Eric Holder said President Barack Obama... Read More

Feds Appeal Mass. Rulings Against U.S. Marriage Law
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BOSTON - (AP) The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday defended the federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman by appealing two rulings in Massachusetts by a judge who called the law unconstitutional for denying federal benefits to gay... Read More

Gay Couple Challenges Wyoming's Marriage Law
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A gay couple has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Wyoming law that defines marriage as existing only between a man and a woman. David Shupe-Roderick and Ryan W. Dupree of Cheyenne say the Laramie County Clerk's Office... Read More

Wyoming Couple Drops Gay Marriage Lawsuit
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A gay couple in Cheyenne has dropped a federal lawsuit that challenged the Wyoming law defining marriage as existing only between a man and a woman. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that David Shupe-Roderick and Ryan W. Dupree filed... Read More

Montana Judge Rules Against Gay Couples Seeking Rights
Posted on 24 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A Montana judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit that sought to extend to gay couples the same legal protections as married couples, saying in his decision that he can't grant the benefits partly because of the state's voter... Read More