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Judge in South Dakota rejects motion to dismiss challenge to gay marriage ban

Friday, November 14, 2014
South-Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota’s marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Friday rejected the State’s motion for the case to be dismissed.

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Judge hears arguments in challenge to South Dakota gay marriage ban

Friday, October 17, 2014
South Dakota plaintiffs Jennie and Nancy Rosenbrahn, were married in Minnesota in April 2014. They are among six couples seeking to overturn South Dakota's same-sex marriage ban.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A lawsuit challenging South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage should be dismissed because a regional appeals court already ruled on the issue eight years ago, a lawyer for the state argued Friday at the first hearing in the case.

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Hearing scheduled in challenge to South Dakota same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, October 9, 2014
South-Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The first motion hearing in the lawsuit challenging South Dakota's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage has been scheduled in Sioux Falls. Judge Karen Schreier has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 17 on South Dakota's request to dismiss the lawsuit brought by six same-sex couples in May.

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Attorney requests ruling in South Dakota same-sex marriage case

Monday, July 7, 2014
South-Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The attorney representing the six same-sex couples challenging South Dakota's gay marriage ban has asked a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling. Minneapolis-based attorney Joshua Newville filed the motion for summary judgment last week. In the same memorandum Newville included a response to the state’s motion to...

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Six South Dakota couples challenge state’s same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, May 22, 2014
South-Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -— Six couples filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to block South Dakota's gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.

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