The Freedom to Marry is Moving Forward Nationwide!

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What's Happening Now With Marriage

by Adam Polaski on October 14, 2014

Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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by Adam Polaski on October 21, 2014

PHOTOS: Same-sex couples in Wyoming get married in the Equality State!

Today, October 21, is the first day of the freedom to marry in Wyoming! Check out photos from the big day here.

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October 21, 2014

The First Same-Sex Couple to Wed in KS

Friday, October 10 was a whirlwind day for Kelli and Angela. Right after 8 am, they received a marriage license in Johnson County, Kansas, marking a historic milestone as one of the first same-sex couples to wed in Kansas.

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October 20, 2014 Same-sex couples fight for marriage in Mississippi

October 20, 2014 President Obama says the Constitution requires the freedom to marry nationwide

October 17, 2014 Wyoming judge strikes down laws denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples

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State by State

Use the map below to locate your state, and find up-to-date information about the fight for the freedom to marry. You will find what each state's status is, what's happening in the news, and the history of marriage in the state.

In 32 states - AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, ME, MD, MA, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY, plus Washington, D.C. - same-sex couples have the freedom to marry.

In an additional three states - KS, MT, and SC - federal appellate rulings have set a binding precedent in favor of the freedom to marry, meaning the path is cleared for the freedom to marry there.

In MO, the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states are respected.

For a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the United States, visit our "Where State Laws Stand" page.

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