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After one year, same-sex marriage advocates fight on
Iowa City Press-Citizen
3/31/2010
3/31/2010"Gay marriage advocates have reached their goal, but one year after an Iowa Supreme Court decision legalized gay marriage in Iowa, they must continue to tell their stories.

Ending the Failed Experiment: A High Court Marriage Challenge to Civil Unions in New Jersey
The Huffington Post
3/24/2010
3/24/2010

Gay-marriage advocates go to N.J. justices again
The Philadelphia Inquirer
3/19/2010
3/19/2010"Advocates for gay and lesbian couples are headed back to New Jersey's Supreme Court to resume their attempt to legalize same-sex marriage. Lambda Legal, a gay-rights legal group, filed a motion with the court yesterday seeking a ruling that would let same-sex couples wed.

Same-sex marriage fight back in court
South Jersey Courier Post
3/19/2010
3/19/2010"Gay couples who unsuccessfully sued New Jersey four years ago for the right to marry returned to court Thursday, claiming the state has not fulfilled a court order to treat them the same as married heterosexual couples.

Butler couple among those suing for gay marriage in New Jersey
Bergen Daily Record
3/19/2010
3/19/2010"A Butler couple is among 13 plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking to legalize gay marriage in New Jersey."Cindy Meneghin and Maureen Kilian of Butler, who marked their 35th anniversary together last August, also were plaintiffs in the 2002 Lewis v. Harris lawsuit that led to the civil union law in 2006.

Six same-sex couples ask N.J.'s top court for permission to wed
New Jersey Star-Ledger
3/18/2010
3/18/2010"Lambda Legal announces the details of legal action seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in New Jersey. Calling the state's civil unions law a failed experiment, six same-sex couples yesterday asked the state Supreme Court to grant them the right to marry.

Maryland Joins New York in Recognizing Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples: Lambda Legal Applauds AG Opinion
2/24/2010
(New York, February 24, 2010) - Today Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued an opinion saying that recognition of out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples is consistent with Maryland law. Lambda Legal applauds the opinion that follows similar analysis in other states like New York.

Court: La. must put 2 adoptive fathers on document
Associated Press
2/18/2010
2/18/2010"Louisiana must put both fathers' names on the birth certificate of a boy adopted by a same-sex couple, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

Adoption and Parenting

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Lambda Legal Clients Seeking Birth Certificate for Adopted Child
2/18/2010
(New Orleans, February 18, 2010) – The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Louisiana Registrar of Vital Statistics must respect a New York adoption by a same-sex couple of a Louisiana-born baby boy.

Adoption and Parenting

New York High Court Hears Argument in Lambda Legal Case to Protect Parent-Child Relationship Between Child and Non-Biological Mother
2/17/2010
(New York, February 17, 2010) - Today, Lambda Legal argued before the New York State Court of Appeals on behalf of a non-biological mother after an intermediate appeals court denied her right to seek custody and visitation with, and provide financial support to the child she has parented with her former same-sex partner.

Adoption and Parenting

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