Marriage equality litigation out of Mississippi will be heard by the same three-judge panel that will consider similar bans in Texas and Louisiana.
Portman, the first Republican U.S. senator to endorse marriage equality, says he'll run for reelection to the Senate instead.
Freedom to Marry's national campaign director reflects on the behind-the-scenes strategy that won marriage nearly nationwide.
Updated February 23: Get up to speed on the flurry of legal moves that keep trying to bring marriage equality to Texas.
Last week saw two victories in Southern states, but there may be bumps in the road before the cases get much further.