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Waters v. Ricketts

In November 2014, several same-sex couples challenged the Nebraska laws that limited marriage to opposite-sex couples. In March 2015, the trial court granted a preliminary injunction to the plaintiffs, finding it likely that plaintiffs would prevail on their claim that Nebraska’s marriage laws violated the plaintiffs’ right to equal protection.

Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard

In May 2014, six same-sex couples challenged the South Dakota laws that limited marriage to opposite-sex couples. In January 2015, the trial court ruled that South Dakota had unconstitutionally denied the fundamental right to marry to same-sex couples.

Lawson v. Kelly

Two same-sex couples challenged the Missouri laws that limited marriage to opposite-sex couples. In November 2014, the trial court ruled that Missouri had unconstitutionally denied the fundamental right to marry to same-sex couples.

Jernigan v. Crane

Two same-sex couples challenged the Arkansas marriage laws that limited marriage to between a man and a woman. In November 2014, the trial court struck down these laws as an unconstitutional violation of same-sex couples’ fundamental right to marry.

Brenner v. Armstrong

In 2008, Florida amended its state constitution to specify that marriage “is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife,” and that “no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent thereof shall be valid or recognized.” The amendment’s supporters grounded their support for the law in theological concerns.

Marshall v. City of Warren

The City of Warren, Michigan, holds the atrium in its city hall open to public use. A local church takes advantage of this policy to maintain a “prayer station” in the atrium staffed by volunteers. 
 
Douglas Marshall, a resident of Warren who self-identifies as an atheist, attempted to express his own beliefs in a comparable manner by applying to set up a “reason station,” where he intended to distribute literature and engage in discussion with willing passersby.

Richardson v. North Carolina / Hart v. North Carolina

In 2013, the North Carolina legislature enacted the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which provides taxpayer-funded vouchers for students to attend private schools. More than three quarters of the schools attended by students receiving the vouchers are religious.

Newland v. Burwell

As part of the Affordable Care Act's implementing regulations, group health plans are required to include coverage for various forms of preventative care, including all FDA-approved methods of contraception.

Legatus v. Burwell

As part of the Affordable Care Act's implementing regulations, group health plans are required to include coverage for various forms of preventative care, including all FDA-approved methods of contraception.

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