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ACLU Revises Kansas Same Sex Marriage Lawsuit

By Roxana Hegeman | Nov 28
The American Civil Liberties Union revised on Wednesday its lawsuit over gay marriage in Kansas to include claims that the state is refusing to recognize unions performed in Kansas and other states.

ACLU Seeks to Force Kansas to Allow Gay Marriages

Oct 14
The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking a federal court order to force Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry as the group challenges the state constitution's ban on gay marriage.

ACLU: Gay Marriage 'Now a Reality' in Indiana

By Tom LoBianco | Oct 6
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Indiana say they are "ecstatic" that the Supreme Court has rejected Indiana's appeal of rulings finding a ban on such unions unconstitutional.

Teen Allegedly Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag Files Complaint

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
An openly gay teen from Yankton, South Dakota, filed a discrimination complaint this week against the fast food restaurant where he worked, after officials allegedly forced him to wear a nametag that said "gayatard."

ACLU Wants to File Brief in Same-Sex Divorce Case

Sep 25
The American Civil Liberties Union wants to file a brief in support of a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.

ACLU: Wis. Gay Marriage Ban has No 'Legitimate Purpose'

By Todd Richmond | Aug 5
Wisconsin's gay marriage ban denies same-sex couples legal protections and serves no legitimate government purpose, the ACLU argued Monday in a brief asking a federal appeals court to preserve a ruling that struck down the prohibition.

ENDA Victim of Friendly Fire:: The ACLU & 6 LGBT Orgs Pull Support

By Bobby McGuire | Jul 9
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) hit an unexpected stumbling block Tuesday, when six national gay rights organizations led by the ACLU, citing objections to the bill’s religious exemption, publicly withdrew their support for the legislation.

3rd Lawsuit Challenges Alabama’s Gay Marriage Ban

By Phillip Rawls | Jun 10
In the latest challenge to Alabama’s ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple is suing the state over recognition of their marriage, performed in Massachusetts.

Ruling on Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ban Expected Today

By EDGE | May 20
A federal court’s ruling on same-sex marriage brought by the ACLU on behalf of 21 gay and lesbian couples in Pennsylvania is expected to be handed down today.

Executive Director of ACLU-Idaho Takes Post in WDC

Apr 15
The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C.

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