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.
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.
Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…
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.
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.
PHOENIX — Partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, the U.S. Supreme Court established in a ruling this morning.
U.S. Supreme Court left in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. That outcome probably will allow state officials to order the resumption of same-sex weddings in the nation’s most populous state in about a month.
Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:
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.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
PHOENIX — Arizonans may get a third chance to decide the issue of whether gays should be able to wed in this state.
Former Tucson Congressman Jim Kolbe plans to marry his partner of eight years on Saturday in Washington, D.C., where same-sex marriage is allowed by law.
PHOENIX — A new statewide survey suggests that if Arizonans were asked about it today, it’s more likely gay couples would be able to marry here.
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday decided to tackle the same-sex marriage issue head on, agreeing to review the legal challenge to California’s Proposition 8 and another case involving the federal government’s ban on benefits for same-sex couples.
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.
HACKENSACK, N.J. — In a sweeping pastoral statement to be made public Tuesday, the leader of more than 1 million North Jersey Catholics urges them to vote “in defense of marriage and life,” and warns that the passage of same-sex marriage laws might lead to a government crackdown on their rel…
An executive at a medical manufacturing firm lost his job after a YouTube video of him verbally ambushing a young employee at a Tucson Chick-fil-A went viral.
The political firestorm over anti-gay-marriage statements made by a restaurant chain's president has landed in Tucson.