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READ IT HERE: Opening brief in Fifth Circuit challenge to Texas same-sex marriage ban

The opening brief in DeLeon v. Perry is finally here after several delays. The challenge to Texas’ same-sex marriage ban had been appealed to the Fifth Circuit back in February, after the federal judge overseeing the case struck down the ban.

Texas officials filed the opening brief in defense of the ban. You can read it here thanks to Equality Case Files.

14-50196 #14288 by Equality Case Files

54 Comments July 29, 2014

North Carolina’s attorney general will no longer defend state’s same-sex marriage ban

In the wake of the Fourth Circuit decision, North Carolina’s attorney general will stop defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Continue 16 Comments July 29, 2014

Fourth Circuit rules Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

The Fourth Circuit joins the Tenth in invalidating a state’s same-sex marriage ban.

Continue 175 Comments July 28, 2014

Seventh Circuit to hear arguments in two marriage cases on August 26

Arguments will take place weeks after those in the Sixth Circuit.

Continue 50 Comments July 28, 2014

Florida judge strikes down state’s same-sex marriage ban

32nd win in a row for marriage equality in the courts.

Continue 144 Comments July 25, 2014

Colorado appeals court declines to halt Boulder clerk’s issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples

The decision is another blow to the ban.

Continue 126 Comments July 25, 2014

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