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October 27, 2014All across the Grand Canyon State, business owners are speaking out in support of the freedom to marry.
October 17, 2014On Friday, October 17th, love officially became the law of the land in Arizona, when in a press conference, Attorney General Tom Horne announced that the state would no longer defend Arizona’s marriage ban.
October 14, 2014Last week’s landmark ruling at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals—which has jurisdiction over Arizona—made it clear that the days of Arizona’s marriage ban are numbered.
October 10, 2014Last night, lawyers in the case challenging Arizona’s marriage ban filed an urgent motion, calling on the judge to rule in favor of marriage equality in Arizona without delay.
October 9, 2014After the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Nevada and Idaho’s marriage bans this week, setting precedent right here in Arizona, there is no doubt that the days are numbered for Arizona’s marriage ban.
September 25, 2014Today, in honor of Rosh Hashanah, we are featuring the endorsement of Rabbi Louchheim of Congregation Or Chadash who is speaking out for the freedom to marry for all Arizonans.
September 24, 2014It was supposed to be the most beautiful day of their lives—the day when Arizonans Oscar De Las Salas and Gary Jackson married in near by San Diego, CA.
September 12, 2014Following the tragic death of George Martinez, one of the plaintiffs challenging Arizona’s marriage ban, Lambda Legal filed an emergency motion on behalf of his husband Fred McQuire—urging the court to grant legal recognition of their marriage.
September 11, 2014Following the tragic death of George Martinez, one of the plaintiffs challenging Arizona’s marriage ban, this morning, faith leaders and Arizonans of faith gathered for a prayer breakfast in Phoenix to show their support of the freedom to marry.
September 10, 2014Today, Why Marriage Matters Arizona is excited to announce Arizona Faith Leaders for Marriage—a new coalition of more than 70 faith leaders from across the state who are coming out in support of the freedom to marry.
September 4, 2014Next week, plaintiffs challenging Nevada and Idaho’s marriage bans will make their way to the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, just one step below the U.S. Supreme Court.
August 28, 2014People You Know conversations are essential when it comes to marriage equality! Did you know that 40% of the membership of open and affirming congregations don’t support marriage equality? One conversation can cut that number significantly. We want to hold People You Know conversations across the state and we need your help to do it.
August 19, 2014Arizona plaintiffs Fred and George are being represented by Lambda Legal while they urge our state to respect their legal marriage in a time of terminal illness.
August 13, 2014Suzanne Cummins is one of the plaintiffs challenging Arizona's marriage ban. Below she shares why her and her partner Holly chose to join the case.