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Same-sex Marriage In The United States

New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

PHOENIX — Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state’s ban is illegal.

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Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples, including one in Tucson, to allow them to marry.

February 25, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.

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Gay-marriage opponents ask court to intervene

SAN FRANCISCO — Less than 24 hours after California started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, lawyers for the sponsors of the state’s gay-marriage ban filed an emergency motion Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the weddings being performed in San Francisco.

June 29, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Supreme Court rulings bolster gay marriage

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.

June 26, 2013 7:31 am Related Loading…

Supreme Court: 'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.

June 26, 2013 7:04 am Related Loading…

Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.

December 07, 2012 1:31 pmLoading…
Target T-shirts benefit pro-gay marriage group

Target T-shirts benefit pro-gay marriage group

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two years after Target Corp. angered gay marriage supporters with a political donation that benefited a fiery gay marriage opponent seeking the governor’s office, the retailer is now upsetting same-sex marriage opponents by selling T-shirts to raise money for a group workin…

June 01, 2012 2:44 pmLoading…

Initiative would let AZ voters override federal laws

PHOENIX — A Phoenix business owner launched an initiative drive Monday designed to let Arizona voters override federal laws.

April 02, 2012 5:04 pmLoading…
Calif. gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Calif. gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

SAN FRANCISCO  — A federal appeals court has declared California’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, paving the way for a likely U.S. Supreme Court showdown on the voter-approved law.

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