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Lambda Legal Urges Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee to Reject Senate Bill 568 for What It Is, a License to Discriminate 02/09/2015

(Indianapolis, IN, February 9, 2015) - Today, the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee will consider a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
Lambda Legal Mourns the Loss of Indiana Marriage Plaintiff Niki Quasney 02/08/2015

(Chicago, IL, February 8, 2015) — On Thursday, February 5th, after more than five years of battling ovarian cancer, Lambda Legal plaintiff Niki Quasney, 38, passed away with her wife, Amy Sandler, her mother and 5 siblings by her side. Paul Castillo, Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal issued the following statement:  

Lambda Legal Files Brief Urging Supreme Court to Protect ACA Healthcare Subsidies 01/29/2015

(New York, NY January 29, 2015) — Today in the United States Supreme Court, Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of nine national HIV advocacy organizations in King v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Health Care Fairness
Lambda Legal Urges First Circuit to Reverse Ruling Dismissing Puerto Rico Marriage Case 01/26/2015

(San Juan, PR, January 26, 2015) — Today, Lambda Legal filed a brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to overturn a lower court ruling dismissing Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla, the lawsuit seeking to end the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s discriminatory ban on marriage for LGBT couples.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Lambda Legal Issues Statement on the Nomination of Rev. Meeks as Chair of Illinois State Board of Education 01/23/2015

(Chicago, IL, January 23, 2015) -- In response to Governor Rauner’s nomination of Reverend James Meeks as Chair of the Illinois State Board of Education, Christopher Clark, Counsel and Youth and Schools Program Strategist for Lambda Legal, released the following statement:

Youth and Schools
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Case Challenging Florida Rule Banning Personal Solicitation by Judicial Candidates 01/20/2015

(New York, January 20, 2015) - The U.S. Supreme Court today heard oral argument in Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar, a First Amendment challenge to a Florida rule that helps keep courts impartial by prohibiting judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.

Fair Courts Project
Supreme Court Will Hear Ohio Marriage Cases Brought by Lambda Legal, ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch 01/16/2015

(Cincinnati, OH, January 16, 2015) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review of the Ohio marriage lawsuits brought by Lambda Legal, the ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch seeking to compel the State of Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Supreme Court Grants Review in Lambda Legal Marriage Case 01/16/2015

Washington (January 16, 2015) – The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it has granted review of all six marriage equality cases decided by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, including two Ohio cases litigated by Lambda Legal, the ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Fifth Circuit Hears Oral Argument in Lambda Legal Case Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Louisiana 01/09/2015

"Across the country courts have struck down discriminatory bans denying marriage to same-sex couples as the flawed arguments supporting those bans have crumbled. Today was no different and we trust the Fifth Circuit will see through the desperate arguments the State put forth.”

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Chicago-based CNA Implements New Policy Supporting Employees’ Surviving Same-sex Spouses 01/08/2015

Surviving spouses shouldn’t be penalized because they were excluded from marriage for most of their time together.

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

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