Gay Marriage


U.S. appeals court strikes down Virginia's gay marriage ban

- A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, the latest in a string of court rulings across the country to back gay marriage.


Colorado county clerk 'reluctantly' halts same-sex marriage licenses

DENVER - A Colorado county clerk who issued nearly three dozen same-sex marriage licenses agreed on Monday to halt the practice after the state's highest court ordered another clerk to stop issuing the permits to gay couples.

U.S., 21 Jul 2014

Ruling keeps gay marriage ban in effect in Florida Keys

MIAMI - A judge in the Florida Keys on Monday rejected an emergency motion filed by a gay couple hoping to wed, effectively allowing Florida's same-sex marriage ban to remain in effect while it is appealed, likely all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S., 21 Jul 2014

In U.S. gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight

WASHINGTON - With legal battles over gay marriage simmering across the United States, proponents are showcasing a group they had once sidelined: children.

U.S., 20 Jul 2014

Appeals court upholds ruling voiding Oklahoma gay marriage ban

Oklahoma City - A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court decision voiding as unconstitutional Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage, drawing on a similar decision it made for Utah.

18 Jul 2014

Same-sex marriage in limbo in Florida after judge strikes ban

TAMPA Fla. - Wedding bells may not be ringing anytime soon for gay couples in Florida, as conservatives vowed on Friday to fight a circuit judge's landmark ruling to strike down the state's same-sex marriage ban, a rising political issue for the fall elections.

Politics, U.S., 18 Jul 2014