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Georgia Seeks Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Dismissal

By Kathleen Foody | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Judge Asked to Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

By Curt Anderson | Monday Jul 21, 2014
The attorney for a gay couple is asking a Florida Keys judge to lift a stay in his ruling that Florida's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

ACLU Objects to Full Court Hearing Wis. Gay Marriage Case

Monday Jul 21, 2014
Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case.

Supreme Court Delays Benefits for Utah Gay Couples

By Brady McCombs | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

Same-Sex Weddings Prohibited at Ohio Statehouse

Friday Jul 18, 2014
A board has maintained a policy preventing same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Ohio Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

Court Rules for Gay Marriage in Oklahoma Case

By Nicholas Riccardi | Friday Jul 18, 2014
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage.

Gay Marriage Legal Challenges: Where Things Stand

By Brady McCombs | Friday Jul 18, 2014
State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages for Florida Keys

By Curt Anderson | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A judge in the Florida Keys overturned the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge by gay couples said it effectively made them second-class citizens.

Connecticut Court Affirms Pre-Gay Marriage Rights

By Dave Collins | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Connecticut's highest court ruled Wednesday that some legal rights of same-sex couples predate the state's approvals of civil unions in 2005 and gay marriage in 2008, a decision that gay rights supporters call the first of its kind in the country.

Miss. Mayor Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A Mississippi mayor has joined hundreds of others across the country to publicly support same sex marriage.