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Oregon’s marriage equality lawsuit: Attorneys argue that marriage ban is unconstitutional

Excluding loving, committed same-sex couples from marriage in Oregon is unconstitutional, attorneys said during oral arguments today in Oregon’s marriage equality lawsuit, the Rummell v. Kitzhaber and Geiger v. Kitzhaber consolidated case.
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Oral arguments conclude in Oregon’s marriage case

Today in Eugene, attorneys in Oregon's marriage equality lawsuit argued that the state's constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
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Oral Arguments Begin Today in Oregon

Today in Eugene, OR, oral arguments begin in federal court in the legal challenge to the state’s constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples. Oral arguments begin at 1:30 pm today and should last a couple of hours.
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Text LOVE to 877877: Be the first to know when the judge rules!

Be the first to know when a federal judge rules in the lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples! Text LOVE to 877877 for breaking updates from Oregon United for Marriage.
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BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments

Today, Judge James McShane denied the D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage's attempt to delay oral arguments in the federal lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples, scheduled for tomorrow at 1:30 in Eugene.
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NOM doesn’t speak for Oregon. Join us at a vigil tonight!

On the day before oral arguments in Oregon's marriage case, the radical D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage filed a motion to intervene. But NOM doesn't speak for Oregon. And tonight, at vigils around the state, Oregonians will stand together to show that our state is ready for the freedom to marry.
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Racial Justice Organizations Endorse Freedom to Marry

Three days before final arguments in Oregon’s marriage equality court case, 17 of Oregon’s largest racial justice organizations are voicing their support for the freedom to marry.
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Kaiser Permanente supports the freedom to marry in Oregon!

Kaiser Permanente, a major health care provider, has announced its support of the freedom to marry in Oregon.
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NEW STUDY: Marriage equality would boost the Oregon economy by $47.3 million

A new study released today shows that extending marriage to same-sex couples in Oregon would have a big payoff for the state's economy, generating upwards of $47.3 million in the first three years.
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MEDIA RELEASE: UCLA research study: Marriage equality would boost Oregon economy $47.3 million

Allowing same-sex couples to marry would boost Oregon’s economy by $47.3 million over the first three years and generate 468 new jobs in the state, according to an independent research report conducted by UCLA’s Williams Institute.