It's tax season and for married same-sex couples, there’s much to navigate that’s new! Shortly after the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the federal government began recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples for federal tax (and other) purposes.
Today counsel representing all plaintiffs from the Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally among the cases from the four states.
El gobierno de Puerto Rico está considerando retirar su apoyo a la ley que prohíbe el matrimonio a parejas del mismo sexo.
Nos alienta que el gobierno esté reconsiderando su defensa de su prohibición discriminatoria. El gobierno nunca debe estar involucrado en el negocio de la discriminación.
Today, the Indiana House Judiciary Committee, with a vote of 9-4, passed a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.
After news outlets reported that the Puerto Rican government is considering withdrawing its support for the law banning marriage for same-sex couples, Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, Lambda Legal Staff Attorney, issued the following statement:
Sandler, a plaintiff in Lambda Legal's Indiana marriage case, is scheduled to testify today before the Indiana House Judiciary Committee at a hearing on SB101. This bill would allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.