Gay Marriage


Republican Cruz uses Senate perch to blast Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday stepped up his criticisms of the U.S. Supreme Court over its recent decisions on gay marriage and Obamacare, saying the rulings were "the very definition of tyranny."


Over 60 percent of Republicans oppose court on gay marriage: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK - Almost two-thirds of Republicans oppose the Supreme Court’s backing of gay marriage, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, which gives hope for conservative presidential candidates who have come out strongly against marriage equality.

Politics, U.S., 08 Jul 2015

Kansas issues religious freedom order; implements same-sex benefits

- Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order protecting the religious freedom of clergy and organizations that oppose same-sex marriage as his state began to comply with the recent landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage.

U.S., 07 Jul 2015

Tennessee county names interim clerk after predecessor exits over gay marriage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Tennessee county on Monday named a temporary county clerk after the person in the position resigned rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses that she said violated her religious beliefs.

U.S., 06 Jul 2015

Texas same-sex couple gets marriage license after suing clerk

DALLAS - A Texas county that initially balked at providing a marriage license to two men following the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide issued the document on Monday after the couple filed a lawsuit in federal court.

U.S., 06 Jul 2015

Republican Christie criticizes high court's gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. | Video

Politics, 05 Jul 2015