The head of the agency that processes licenses, however, says there will be no decision on the issue until Friday. The letter from Guam’s attorney general came days after a lawsuit was filed against the territory.
Update: After initial publication of this report, Clinton’s staff provided BuzzFeed News with a statement on the issue.
Andre Cole was executed for the 1998 murder of his ex-wife’s friend. The Supreme Court and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon refused to intervene on Tuesday.
From supporting the Defense of Marriage Act to Billie Jean King’s endorsement.
On Thursday, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas, released thousands of documents about “gay marriage” and the Defense of Marriage Act. Here are some of the documents BuzzFeed News found.
Doug Hallward-Driemeier is one of two lawyers representing same-sex couples at the Supreme Court later this month. “I sense the hopes and aspirations of so many people that are at stake here,” he tells BuzzFeed News.
Judge Andrew Hanen denies the government’s request to put his ruling against Obama’s 2014 immigration executive actions on hold. In a second ruling, he also swipes at the Justice Department’s legal handling of the case.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission breaks new ground in its ongoing effort to include transgender people under existing legal protections. BuzzFeed News reports exclusively on this latest development.
The move sets up a potential conflict with the Boy Scouts of America’s national policy. Noted lawyer David Boies is representing Pascal Tessier — and is ready to challenge any rejection of Tessier’s hire by the national organization.
Update: Joint statement from 70 tech leaders comes in the midst of a national debate over religious liberty measures.
Mary Bonauto, longtime marriage equality advocate, will argue for marriage equality. Douglas Hallward-Driemeier will argue in support of marriage recognition claims.
The action against Southeastern Oklahoma State University is the first lawsuit claiming that anti-transgender discrimination violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from the Justice Department.
“Michigan’s definition of marriage is based, as the public institution has been for millennia, on the fact that children are born only to opposite-sex couples,” lawyers for the state tell the justices. Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee lawyers also filed briefs defending similar bans on Friday.
The nonbinding vote isn’t expected to create new law — but it’s a notable insight into a party in flux as the Supreme Court considers making nationwide marriage equality a reality this summer.
Aisha Moodie-Mills to take the helm at the Victory Fund and Institute. In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Moodie-Mills talks about working to bring change to the organization.
Three of the more liberal justices would have heard Lester Leroy Bower’s appeal: “[T]he error here is glaring, and its consequence may well be death.”
After two decades together, Jim Obergefell and John Arthur married in 2013, as Arthur was dying from ALS. Ohio doesn’t recognize their marriage. Next month, the Supreme Court will decide if it must.
A case challenging the ban is pending at the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals.
Missouri opposed “Walter Storey’s Motion for a Stay of Execution” on Tuesday night at the Supreme Court. But Storey was executed on Feb. 11 — and Cecil Clayton is set to be executed tonight.
Cecil Clayton’s attorneys said he was not competent for execution because he lost 20% of his frontal lobe after a sawmill accident in 1972.