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Supreme Court denies motion to stay marriages for same-sex couples in Oregon

The Supreme Court has denied NOM's motion to stay marriages for same-sex couples and their families.

Desperate: NOM petitions SCOTUS for stay in Oregon’s landmark marriage ruling

Just when we thought the National Organization for Marriage couldn't get any more desperate, the D.C.-based organization is now petitioning the Supreme Court of the United States to issue a stay and halt marriages for same-sex couples. But make no mistake: we're confident that love and freedom will once again prevail.
Love is the Law

Love is the law in Oregon

Last week, love won in Oregon—and now, hundreds of same-sex couples have legally applied for marriage licenses and exchanged vows across the state. We are very confident we no longer need a ballot measure. We have won—and we aren't going to let anyone take this away from us.


Today, a judge issued a ruling stating that Oregon's marriage ban for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
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Your guide to today’s ruling at noon

Wondering what a ruling today could mean for your family and same-sex couples in Oregon? Looking for a place to celebrate should marriage become legal? Just click here to visit our Decision Day resource page.

BREAKING: Marriage equality ruling to come at noon on 5/19

Judge McShane has announced he will rule on Oregon's marriage ban Monday (5/19) at noon.

DENIED. Judge denies NOM’s attempt to defend Oregon’s marriage ban.

DENIED. That’s what a federal judge just told the D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage as they desperately sought to defend Oregon’s marriage ban in court today.

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum: Don’t let NOM defend OR’s marriage ban

On Friday, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a motion asking a federal judge to not allow the D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage to intervene in the ongoing lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.
This Year

Oregon United Against Discrimination launches to defeat Arizona-style discrimination measure

Today, a new coalition—Oregon United Against Discrimination—launched to defeat a proposed initiative that would make it legal for businesses to deny goods and services to same-sex couples in Oregon.
NOM Note

ACTION ALERT: NOM doesn’t speak for Oregon

On April 22nd, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) filed a last minute request to intervene in the lawsuit challenging Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples. While a judge denied their request to postpone oral arguments that took place on April 23rd, the judge will consider NOM’s motion to intervene in the case and has scheduled oral arguments on that issue for May 14th.