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195 DAYS AGO | 11.15.2023

Kissing Cousins - The Popularity & Controversy of Cousin Marriage

A quick intro to marriage customs between cousins. Curious if you can marry your first or second cousin, how common this practice is in the US or around the ...

210 DAYS AGO | 10.31.2023

Lo que debe saber sobre la nueva licencia de un dia para Oficiantes de Matrim...

La gobernadora Kathy Hochul acaba de firmar una ley para aprobar la designación de oficiantes matrimoniales para un día en el estado de Nueva York. Lea acerc...

250 DAYS AGO | 9.21.2023

Michigan bans child marriage, raises legal age to marry to 18

You must be 18 years old to get married in Michigan. This week, Gov Whitmer signed legislation to ban the marriage of minors in the state, without exception....

256 DAYS AGO | 9.15.2023

Ex-clerk Kim Davis ordered to pay $100,000 to same-sex couple for violating t...

Good news! Ex-county clerk Kim Davis has been ordered to pay $100,000 in damages for refusing to issue a marriage license to same-sex partners David Ermold a...

263 DAYS AGO | 9.8.2023

City of Boston removes gender markers from marriage licenses

The City of Boston just removed gender markers from marriage licenses and applications! Beginning this week, applicants are no longer required to register th...

264 DAYS AGO | 9.7.2023

Navajo Nation lawmakers reconsider ban on same-sex marriage

Learn about current and ongoing efforts to repeal the 2005 Diné Marriage Act, which bans same-sex marriage within the Navajo Nation. Legislation No. 0139-23 ...

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265 DAYS AGO | 9.6.2023

Interracial marriage protections are now codified in New Jersey law

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, that ensures all New Jersey marriage laws be read with race neutral intent. Effective immedia...

294 DAYS AGO | 8.8.2023

New Hampshire introduces mobile marriage license services for people with med...

Learn about the new accommodations offered by town and city clerks in New Hampshire for individuals and couples who are unable to appear in person for a marr...

306 DAYS AGO | 7.27.2023

Colorado extends provisions for online marriage license appointments

Colorado legislators extend provisions for online marriage license appointments, will allow couples to meet with county clerk or recorder online via audio-vi...

309 DAYS AGO | 7.24.2023

In Support of the "Amend the Code for Marriage Equality Act of 2023”

Learn more about H.R. 4602, and how this legislation would help to protect marriage equality for LGBTQ+ couples at the federal level. The ‘Amend the Code for...

314 DAYS AGO | 7.19.2023

Illinois Repeals Old Laws to Protect Marriage Equality

Learn about amendments to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act that strengthen protections for marriage equality in the state. Three laws ha...

319 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2023

How to Get Married in Virginia - Planning a Wedding in ‘The Old Dominion’

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Virginia - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, plan ...

337 DAYS AGO | 6.26.2023

Connecticut becomes 9th state to ban child marriage, raises age to marry to 1...

It's official: The legal age to marry in Connecticut is 18 years old, effective July 1, 2023. There are no exceptions for minors, making CT the 9th state to ...

358 DAYS AGO | 6.5.2023

Connecticut lawmakers vote to raise legal age to marry to 18 years old

Legislation to raise Connecticut’s legal marriage age to 18 years old has passed the House and Senate, and is on its way to Gov. Ned Lamont’s desk for final ...

363 DAYS AGO | 5.31.2023

Maine lawmakers enact bill to ban child marriage, raise legal age to marry to...

Lawmakers in Maine passed legislation this week to prohibit the marriage of minors and raise the legal age to apply for a marriage license to 18 years old. T...

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