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Lambda Legal Urges Justice for Police Violence Victims 11/24/2014

(New York, November 24, 2014) —Today, in the wake of the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for shooting Ferguson, Missouri teenager, Michael Brown, Lambda Legal released the following joint statement from Jael Humphrey, Staff Attorney, and Beverly Tillery, Deputy Director of Education & Public Affairs for Education, Advocacy & Inclusion, its Criminal Justic

Criminal Justice | Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination
Lambda Legal: Immigration Order Needs a Plan For LGBT Immigrants 11/20/2014

(Los Angeles, November 20, 2014) – President Obama today announced he is issuing an executive order   taking action on immigration, including temporarily protecting about 5 million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation. However, the order provides the administrative relief only for those immigrants whose children are U.S.

Immigration and Asylum | Proyecto Igualdad
Lambda Legal and Forum for Equality Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Louisiana Marriage Case 11/20/2014

“The ruling from the lower court in this case is a time-warped reading of the Constitution and neglects developments in the law, including since the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor,”

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Couples to Marry in South Carolina 11/20/2014

“We congratulate all the happy couples as South Carolina becomes the 34th state where same-sex couples may marry.”  (Charleston, SC) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the motion filed by South Carolina’s Attorney General  to further delay the start of marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Observes Transgender Day of Remembrance 11/20/2014

“As we look back on the beautiful people we have lost this past year, we must not only work to change the hearts and minds of the public to achieve a better understanding and broader acceptance of transgender people, but we must also fight the racism, sexism, and transphobia that is rooted in these murders.”

Transgender Rights
Victory! Fourth Circuit Rejects Attempt to Delay Marriage in South Carolina 11/18/2014

(Charleston, SC, November 18, 2014) - Today, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied the State of South Carolina’s motion to stay last week’s U.S.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Observes Transgender Awareness Week 11/17/2014

Events Highlight Need for Education and Awareness on Issues Facing the Transgender Community

Transgender Rights
Lambda Legal and ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Review Ohio Marriage Cases 11/14/2014

“We have reached a tipping point, and the lives of thousands of same-sex spouses and their families hang in the balance.”

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! Federal Judge Strikes Down Discriminatory South Carolina Marriage Ban 11/12/2014

“It is a shame it took another lawsuit to ensure that state officials respected the federal constitution, but the time is almost here for same-sex couples who want to marry to call the caterer!”

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Victory! Federal Court Strikes Down West Virginia Marriage Ban 11/07/2014

(Huntington, WV) – Although West Virginia’s Attorney General had already conceded that the state’s marriage ban was unconstitutional and marriages began last month, the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia made it official today, ruling in favor of Lambda Legal’s plaintiffs and striking down the discriminatory marriage ban as mandated by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals earlier ruling striking down a similar ban in Virginia.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

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