Gay Marriage


U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month.


U.S. judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

LITTLE ROCK, Ark./JACKSON, Miss. - U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

U.S., 26 Nov 2014

Texas couples ask U.S. court to allow same-sex marriage in state

SAN ANTONIO - Two same-sex couples filed a motion in federal court in San Antonio on Monday seeking enforcement of a judge's decision that would allow gay marriage in Texas.

U.S., 24 Nov 2014

Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

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

Politics, U.S., 20 Nov 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., 19 Nov 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., 18 Nov 2014