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Ramsay v. Dalrymple

Ramsay v. Dalrymple is a federal court challenge to North Dakota’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, filed June 6, 2014, on behalf of seven same-sex couples seeking the right to marry and recognition of out of state marriages.

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Judge to decide next step in N.D. same-sex marriage suit

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
North-Dakota
FARGO, N.D. -- A federal judge is set to decide the future of a lawsuit filed by seven couples challenging the constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage in North Dakota. The suit opposes both North Dakota's ban on gay marriage and its refusal to recognize marriages of same-sex couples who legally wed in other states.

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Attorney asks judge to bypass trial and issue ruling in N.D. gay marriage case

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
North-Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling. Attorney Joshua Newville filed a motion for summary judgment late Tuesday while also responding to the state's motion to dismiss the case.

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N.D. state officials want challenge to same-sex marriage ban dismissed

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
North-Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. -- State officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Dakota's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage, despite a wave of court decisions in other states striking down such bans.

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North Dakota AG: It’s my duty to defend state’s same-sex marriage ban

Friday, June 6, 2014
Wayne Stenehjem
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Attorney General says he hasn't seen the lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage yet, but he notes that it's his duty to defend the state when it's sued.

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Lawsuit filed challenging North Dakota ban on same-sex marriage

Friday, June 6, 2014
J. Stephen Conn
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Seven couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the ban on same-sex marriage in North Dakota, the last remaining state without a court challenge. It challenges both North Dakota's constitutional ban on gay marriage and its refusal to recognize marriages of same-sex couples who legally wed in other states.

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