Gay Marriage Headlines

Mon, Oct 20 2014

Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine

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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said the U.S. Supreme Court's recent move to uphold lower-court rulings allowing gay marriage in several states may be its most significant decision during his time in office, he told the New Yorker magazine in comments published on Monday.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 20 Oct 2014

Fri, Oct 17 2014

Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

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PHOENIX - Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 17 Oct 2014

Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

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PHOENIX - Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America.

Tue, Oct 14 2014

Idaho governor says he will not appeal gay marriage ruling

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- Idaho's Republican governor said on Tuesday he would not challenge a federal appeals court ruling that made gay marriage legal in the state, removing any remaining uncertainty over the future for same-sex couples.

Sun, Oct 12 2014

Alaska ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional

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JUNEAU Alaska - A U.S. federal judge on Sunday ruled that the state of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.

Fri, Oct 10 2014

Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Idaho

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex matrimony to proceed in Idaho on Friday by lifting a temporary hold imposed earlier in the week, capping a week of victories for supporters of gay marriage in America.

Kansas attorney general seeks to block gay marriages

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KANSAS CITY Kan. - The Kansas attorney general on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to block same-sex marriage licenses, filing the petition hours after two women were married outside a county courthouse.

Alaskan gay marriage ban to be debated in federal court

JUNEAU Alaska - A federal judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Alaska's 16-year-old constitutional ban on gay marriage on Friday, following a week of court rulings backing same-sex unions in seven other states.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 10 Oct 2014

Thu, Oct 9 2014

U.S. Supreme court makes deep imprint this week, despite no judgments

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WASHINGTON - Without issuing a single ruling, the Supreme Court this week paved the way for gay marriage in several U.S. states, let tough new voting laws go ahead in two other states and blocked one in another, showing how the court can wield power even when not formally deciding cases.

Supreme court makes deep imprint this week, despite no judgments

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WASHINGTON - Without issuing a single ruling, the Supreme Court this week paved the way for gay marriage in several U.S. states and let tough new voting laws go ahead in two other states, showing how the court can wield power even when not formally deciding cases.

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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.