Gay Marriage Headlines

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

Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

CHARLESTON S.C - The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to stay a district court ruling from last week that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban, meaning same-sex weddings could happen there as soon as Thursday.

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

Fri, Nov 14 2014

Gay marriage supporters ask U.S. Supreme Court to take new cases

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WASHINGTON - Gay marriage advocates on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule once and for all on the question of whether states can ban same-sex nuptials.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 14 Nov 2014

Wed, Nov 12 2014

Gay marriage advocates get victories in Kansas, South Carolina

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CHARLESTON S.C./WASHINGTON - Gay marriage advocates won another two victories on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Kansas to become the 33rd U.S. state where same-sex couples can wed and a federal judge struck down South Carolina's ban.

Gay marriage advocates get victories in Kansas, South Carolina

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CHARLESTON S.C./WASHINGTON - Gay marriage advocates won another two victories on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Kansas to become the 33rd U.S. state where same-sex couples can wed and a federal judge struck down South Carolina's ban.

Mon, Nov 10 2014

U.S. justice temporarily blocks gay marriage in Kansas

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Supreme justice on Monday temporarily blocked gay marriage in Kansas a day before it was due to go into effect.

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

Fri, Nov 7 2014

Gay marriage advocates target U.S. Supreme Court after loss

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WASHINGTON - Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 07 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.