32 States Ask SCOTUS to Rule on Marriage Equality

Yesterday, on the heels of the Judge Richard Posner’s brilliant pro-marriage equality ruling out of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, attorneys general from 32 states — three out of every five states in the country — filed two separate briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to rule on same-sex marriage. The…

Court: Same-sex marriage bans in Indiana, Wisconsin unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Chicago has upheld lower court decisions that same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin are unconstitutional. The swift decision comes just little more than a week after the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals heard oral arguments at which lawyers for the two states often found themselves on the defensive…