Gay Marriage Headlines

Tue, Dec 16 2014

Barney Frank on practically everything

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(Editor's note: Language in paragraph 78 may be offensive to some readers.)

Mon, Dec 15 2014

Florida asks Supreme Court to block gay marriage

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TALLAHASSEE - Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi asked the U.S. Supreme Court late on Monday to block same-sex marriage in the state next month while the state continues its legal defense of its constitutional definition of marriage as a heterosexual union.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 15 Dec 2014

Wed, Dec 3 2014

Ruling would permit Florida same-sex marriages in early January

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Same-sex marriages could begin in Florida in early January after the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Wednesday to further stay a lower court ruling that overturned the state's ban on gay weddings. | Video

Subjects, Gay Marriage, U.S. 03 Dec 2014

Ruling would permit Florida same-sex marriages in early January

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Same-sex marriages could begin in Florida in early January after the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Wednesday to further stay a lower court ruling that overturned the state's ban on gay weddings. | Video

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 03 Dec 2014

Wed, Nov 26 2014

U.S. judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark./JACKSON, Miss. - U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 26 Nov 2014

Mon, Nov 24 2014

Texas couples ask U.S. court to allow same-sex marriage in state

SAN ANTONIO - Two same-sex couples filed a motion in federal court in San Antonio on Monday seeking enforcement of a judge's decision that would allow gay marriage in Texas.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 24 Nov 2014

Thu, Nov 20 2014

Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for South Carolina to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal, denying a request to block same-same weddings from proceeding. | Video

Wed, Nov 19 2014

U.S. judge strikes down Montana's gay marriage ban

- A federal judge struck down Montana's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Wednesday, handing gay rights advocates the latest in a wave of legal victories as the nation awaits a potential definitive ruling on the matter by the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 19 Nov 2014

Tue, Nov 18 2014

Same-sex marriage now allowed in most populous Kansas county

KANSAS CITY Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court said on Tuesday the state's most populous county could issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and left it to the federal courts to determine whether a Kansas ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 18 Nov 2014

Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

CHARLESTON S.C - Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 18 Nov 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.