Tag: Same-sex Marriage Ban

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook Call on the US Supreme Court to Strike Down Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

A number of corporate firm – including Microsoft, Apple,Walt Disney, Coca-Cola, Nike, Visa, American Apparel, General Mills, Barnes & Noble, Google, Twitter and Facebook, eBay and Amazon – have signed an employers’ amicus brief, which argues that permitting same-sex marriage is crucial to recognising employees’ rights. More: US President Continues Support For LGBT Community, Telling…

Judges Blast Indiana and Wisconsin Marriage Bans

Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of…