Gay Marriage Headlines

Tue, Aug 26 2014

U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

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CHICAGO - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago appeared ready to strike down gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin after vigorously challenging the two states' attorneys at a hearing on Tuesday.

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

Thu, Aug 21 2014

Federal judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban, stays ruling

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TAMPA Fla. - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, but stayed the ruling, leaving same-sex couples still unable to marry in the state.

Federal judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban, stays ruling

TAMPA Fla. - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, but stayed the ruling, leaving same-sex couples still unable to marry in the state.

Wed, Aug 20 2014

U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban.

Tue, Aug 19 2014

In Florida, same-sex marriage would boost state revenues: report

MIAMI - Legalizing same-sex marriage in Florida could add $182 million to state coffers over three years by spurring weddings, sales tax revenues and tourism, according to a study by the University of California, Los Angeles.

Subjects, Gay Marriage 19 Aug 2014

Mon, Aug 18 2014

Advocates urge U.S. top court not to block gay marriage in Virginia

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WASHINGTON - Gay marriage supporters on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to block a court ruling that would allow same-sex couples to wed in Virginia.

Wed, Aug 13 2014

U.S. appeals court declines to block Virginia gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday declined to delay its ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, meaning gay people in the state will be able to get married unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 13 Aug 2014

Sun, Aug 10 2014

U.S. Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars

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WASHINGTON/LIMA - Losing the fight against same-sex marriage at home, leading U.S. Evangelical Christians are joining in the culture wars in Latin America as cheerleaders for opponents of gay legal partnerships, abortion and pornography.

Subjects, Gay Marriage 10 Aug 2014

Sat, Aug 9 2014

Cleveland hosts Gay Games in gay marriage battleground state

CLEVELAND - Thousands of athletes and fans are converging on Cleveland on Saturday for the opening ceremonies of the 9th Gay Games, bringing the international event to a state that has become a key battleground for gay marriage rights.

Tue, Aug 5 2014

'Liberty Kids' shake up L.A. Republican Party, look to other states

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LOS ANGELES - Amir Zendehnam passionately supports marijuana legalization, same-sex marriage, abortion rights and the Republican Party.

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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.