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2014-04-01 12:30:42

Plaintiffs in the Landmark Marriage Equality Supreme Court Case Bring on MWW's LGBT Practice to Amplify Their Message of Equality and Support New Documentary LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the historic marriage equality Supreme Court case, Hollingsworth vs Perry, that led to the overturning of California's...

2014-03-13 08:25:39

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Gay Wedding Cards Already Selling On 29th March the first same-sex marriages will take place in England and Wales. Any couple wishing to marry on that date will need to have given formal notice of their intention to marry by 13th March. Same-sex couples in Scotland will be able to marry in October 2014. To mark the occasion, greeting card company TheDogsDoodahs.com has today issued a 'Save the Date' card for 29th...

2013-08-29 12:24:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania General Counsel James D. Schultz issued the following statement today concerning distortions surrounding the same-sex marriage case: "We are deeply disturbed and disappointed by recent coverage of the same-sex marriage case which misrepresents the commonwealth's position in this matter. "This case is a clear matter of law: Does a public official have the authority to disregard state law based on his own personal legal...

2013-06-27 23:41:51

A national poll by Workplace Options suggests U.S. workers are in support of health insurance for same-sex couples, but don’t believe their employers offer them. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 With a Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act expected any day now, millions of gay and lesbian Americans await a decision that will greatly affect their personal lives. But what about their work lives? A new poll, commissioned by employee effectiveness and work-life services...

2013-06-24 08:20:19

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis from OnlineAutoInsurance.com shows that the U.S. Supreme Court could save same-sex drivers more than $100 million on auto insurance coverage over the next 10 years if they rule that statewide bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. How would the decision affect auto insurance costs? Typically, insurers price policies differently for single drivers compared with married drivers. The reason is that single...

2013-05-22 12:21:21

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of Memorial Day, the Respect for Marriage Coalition hosted a call featuring Former Congressman, Army Captain and Iraq War Veteran Patrick Murphy, Outserve-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson, American Military Partner Association Director of Family Affairs Ashley Broadway and military widow Karen Morgan to highlight the harms of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on the nation's military and to urge the Supreme Court to...

2013-05-21 16:20:38

Supreme Court Should Strike Down DOMA; Ensure Equal Treatment for All Service Members and their Families WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 22, in advance of Memorial Day, the Respect for Marriage Coalition will hold a conference call with Former Congressman, Army Captain and Iraq War Veteran Patrick Murphy, Outserve-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson, American Military Partner Association Director of Family Affairs Ashley Broadway and military...

2013-03-26 08:26:48

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today and tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two landmark marriage equality cases. One will decide the fate of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," and the other will rule on California's Proposition 8. In response, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Chief of Staff Darrel Cummings issued the following statement: "No one knows how the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court will rule after hearing oral arguments...

2013-03-12 23:04:20

As more and more states pass laws for gay marriage rights, MarriageRecords.us.org experts see additional areas that may follow suit. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 According to MarriageRecords.us.org, ten or more states will be adopting same-sex marriage laws in 2013. States are also doing it faster than they did two decades ago. For example, each state now averages just eight weeks to approve gay marriage rights. MarriageRecords expects that California, Illinois, Rhode Island,...

2013-02-28 20:22:37

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) expressed disappointment in the U.S. Department of Justice decision to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court case regarding California's Proposition 8, which defined in the California state constitution that marriage is the legal union of one man and one woman. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) Of the news about the Justice Department's brief Family Research Council President...