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Graphic: 2013 was a historic year for marriage equality
2013 was a historic year for marriage equality. AFER took our case against Prop. 8 to the U.S. Supreme Court. And we won. But our work continues.
Video: An inside look at Virginia’s first marriage equality case
AFER's attorneys and new plaintiffs talk about what our new case could mean for them, their state, and our country.
Video Shows the Day Marriage Equality Returned to California
From our stirring victory at the U.S. Supreme Court to the emotional day when our plaintiffs were finally married, check out this great video about what it was like when marriage equality returned to California.
Official AFER Statement: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Proposition 8 Case
AFER issues official statement on the oral arguments at the Supreme Court surrounding California's Proposition 8 and marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples.
Ted Olson and David Boies Wall Street Journal: Gays Deserve Equal Rights
On the day they argue for marriage equality at the Supreme Court, AFER attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies pen an editorial in the Wall Street Journal eloquently stating why gay and lesbian couples deserve equal marital rights nationwide.
Help Ted & David Make our Case for Marriage Equality
Next week AFER lead co-counsel Ted Olson and David Boies will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court that our Constitution guarantees EVERY American the freedom to marry the person they love.
Save the Date: Prop. 8 Oral Argument Before the U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in AFER’s federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8 on Tuesday, March 26.
Reactions: Prop. 8 at the Supreme Court
Here are a few highlights from Friday's announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear AFER’s case challenging Proposition 8 and the ACLU’s case challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Supreme Court to Hear AFER’s Prop. 8 Case
The moment we have been fighting for has finally arrived. The U.S. Supreme Court just announced that they will hear our federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.
Tomorrow: Equality and Fairness on the Ballot
In Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington, campaigns based on the same anti-gay playbook used to pass California's Proposition 8 in 2008 have attempted to sway voters using nothing but fear and prejudice.