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One year ago today, Edie Windsor’s victory at the Supreme Court established a momentous precedent that would go on to help strike down marriage bans across the country. +1 this graphic to congratulate her and her team.
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One year ago today, The Supreme Court issued historic victories for the marriage equality movement. http://bit.ly/1pncZva

AFER’s Perry case restored marriage equality in California, and Edie Windsor, with the help of Roberta Kaplan and the ACLU Nationwide, helped ensure married same-sex couples across the nation are treated equally under federal law. +1 this image to celebrate the momentum we have seen in the past year.
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47 years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court released its historic ruling in Loving v. Virginia striking down marriage bans across the nation for interracial couples. Today, we are empowered by Mildred and Richard’s legacy as we fight for marriage equality for all loving gay and lesbian couples.

Watch this video from the 44th anniversary of the ruling explaining this historic case's impact on marriage equality litigation: http://bit.ly/TP42MN
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10 years ago today, Massachusetts became the first state with marriage equality thanks to GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders). +1 this image to commemorate the incredible progress that has been made in the last decade.
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I wasn't looking for a debate at first, and wasn't planning on going into it. But as his ignorance and stupidity continued, I fell into the trap. This is G+ though, not YouTube. Discussions can be long, there's no harm in that. Instead of simple responses back to him that wouldn't have even registered with him, I attempted to at least get him and any other closed-minded person to think for once with intelligent conversation (though I doubt they took anything away from it, but it's worth a try). No one has to read it though, and I won't apologize for having more to say than some quip to piss off the other side. I try to use logic, intelligence, and reason to make a point, not just argue with someone. If someone can't handle that, then it shows their level of maturity to begin with. Too many people just want to argue and name-call instead of engaging in conversation.
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Kristin Seaton and Jennifer Rambo were the first same-sex couple to wed in Arkansas this weekend: http://politi.co/1jaJ2uH

A state judge ruled Friday that Arkansas’ ban on marriage for gay and lesbian couples is unconstitutional.
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Message u later just had my heart broken :( +Richard Sparrow
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Today marks two years since Vice President Joe Biden came out in support of Marriage Equality: http://nbcnews.to/1huWtzS

+1 this graphic to thank Vice President Biden for his support.
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+David Sulewski you first
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Yesterday, Indiana’s discriminatory ban on marriage for gay and lesbian couples was struck down. Like and Share this image to congratulate all the Hoosiers getting married.
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22 victories in 11 months and counting: http://bit.ly/1l64vpv

Since the Perry and Windsor decisions last June, a pro-equality court decision has been issued every month for the last eleven months stretching from coast to coast. Like and share this image to celebrate the momentum.
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A federal judge has ruled Oregon’s ban on marriage for gay and lesbian couples is unconstitutional. Read the decision here: http://bit.ly/1ji7t81
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It's been one year since marriage equality became the law of the land in Minnesota. Like and share this graphic to congratulate all the loving gay and lesbian couples who have married in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. http://cbsloc.al/1oTQfOU
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Big Mistake, shame on ya! 
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Today marks two years since President Obama became the first sitting president to announce his support for marriage equality: http://abcn.ws/1suKtpb

+1 this image to thank the President for his support.
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Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Sign this card to help wish our plaintiffs, Carol & Mary, a very Happy Mother’s Day: http://bit.ly/PYNteN
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Organizational sponsor of the federal lawsuit challenging California's Prop. 8. Dedicated to achieving full federal marriage equality.
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The American Foundation for Equal Rights is dedicated to protecting and advancing equal rights for every American.

As the sole sponsor of the federal court challenge of California’s Proposition 8, known as Hollingsworth v Perry, AFER is leading the fight for marriage equality and equality under the law for every American.

AFER has assembled a legal team led by Theodore Olson and David Boies to demonstrate that Proposition 8 violates the U.S. Constitution by denying millions of people equal protection under the law.

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