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Same-sex Marriage In The United States

Increase in licenses after Arizona OKs gay marriage

Increase in licenses after Arizona OKs gay marriage

It’s been one week since Arizona started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and Pima County has seen an overall uptick in applications.

October 24, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Gay marriage becomes legal in Arizona

Gay marriage becomes legal in Arizona

State Attorney General Tom Horne decides not to fight ruling.

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Pima County issues same-sex marriage licenses today

Pima County issues same-sex marriage licenses today

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne told court clerks to permit licenses immediately.

October 17, 2014 5:23 pm Photos

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Horne makes bid to keep Arizona gay marriage ban

Horne makes bid to keep Arizona gay marriage ban

Attorney General Tom Horne says a full appellate review is needed.

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Gay weddings in Arizona could be days away

Gay weddings in Arizona could be days away

A federal judge is considering challenges to state's ban on gay marriage.

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Judge: Appellate ruling key to Arizona gay marriage ban

Judge: Appellate ruling key to Arizona gay marriage ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada.

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Temporary stay slows prospect of gay marriage in Arizona

Temporary stay slows prospect of gay marriage in Arizona

Challengers to the gay marriage bans have until 5 p.m. Thursday to file a response.

October 08, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Justice Kennedy temporarily dashes gay marriage hopes in Idaho, Nevada

Justice Kennedy temporarily dashes gay marriage hopes in Idaho, Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Same-sex couples who lined up to get married in Idaho and made plans to obtain wedding licenses in Las Vegas had their hopes dashed Wednesday after a U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocked a lower-court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada. The stat…

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Arizona's same-sex marriage ban looks shakier than ever

Arizona's same-sex marriage ban looks shakier than ever

Ruling by 9th Circuit sets tone for states in the region. Appeal possible.

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Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down

Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the bans violated equal protection rights.

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High Court ruling could hurt Arizona's gay marriage ban

High Court ruling could hurt Arizona's gay marriage ban

Monday's decision has no immediate impact, but federal courts here could act.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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