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The U.S. Senate won’t vote on legislation to secure marriage equality for millions of Americans until after the midterm elections after a drive to get at least 10 GOP senators to support the bill appears to have fallen short. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett, her husband Jesse Barrett, Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, his wife Virginia Thomas, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, and Deputy White House Counsel Kate Comerford Todd at the White House on Oct. 26, 2020, after attending Barrett’s swearing-in ceremony as Supreme Court Associate Justice.

Almost as notable as the hit list of cases Justice Clarence Thomas explicitly named when questioning substantive due process decisions was the one he left out - Loving v. Virginia - which in 1967 established a right to interracial marriage. Read more»

Advocates told Congress on Thursday that a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning a landmark abortion rights case is likely only the beginning, and could be followed by similar action by the high court on same-sex marriage, contraception and more. Read more»

LGBTQ advocates are pushing to codify state protections for same-sex marriage.

The U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, but in most states, laws or constitutional amendments would revive the prohibition if the high court decides, as it did with abortion, that such unions are not a constitutionally protected right. Read more»