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Oregon same-sex couples fight gay marriage ban with state on their side

EUGENE, Oregon - Lawyers for four same-sex couples challenging Oregon's prohibition on gay marriage appeared before a federal judge on Wednesday to argue their case, even as the state declined to defend the ban.

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Michigan holds off recognizing gay marriages during appeal

- Michigan is not recognizing same-sex marriages while the state appeals a federal judge's ruling lifting a ban on gay nuptials, Governor Rick Snyder said on Wednesday.

U.S., 26 Mar 2014

Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage

DETROIT - Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution and must be overturned, a federal judge ruled on Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions to allow gay couples to wed.

U.S., 21 Mar 2014

Tennessee must recognize marriages of 3 same-sex couples -judge

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee must recognize the legal same-sex marriages of three couples who wed in other states, a federal judge in Nashville ruled on Friday in a limited decision that echoed a similar case in neighboring Kentucky.

U.S., 15 Mar 2014

Tennessee must recognize marriages of three same-sex couples: judge

- Tennessee must recognize the legal same-sex marriages of three couples who wed in other states, a federal judge in Nashville ruled on Friday in a limited decision that echoed a similar case in neighboring Kentucky.

U.S., 14 Mar 2014

Anti-gay laws violate global pacts: U.N. rights chief

GENEVA - A legal ban on same-sex marriage in Nigeria, Africa's largest country, violates international accords and could bring mob law against gays onto its streets, the United Nations' human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday.

World, United Nations, Africa, 14 Mar 2014