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Court Extends Timeline on Attorney-Fee Request

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
A federal appeals court says it will wait to decide whether attorneys' fees should be awarded in a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage.

Challenge to Mo. Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Court

Monday Aug 11, 2014
A legal challenge to Missouri's gay marriage ban returns to court in St. Louis.

Nebraska Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unwavering

By Margery A. Beck | Monday Aug 11, 2014
As state bans on same-sex marriages fall across the country, some Nebraska officials are holding strong to that state's status of having one of the nation's most restrictive laws.

Fla. Wants US Supreme Court to Decide Gay Marriage

Friday Aug 8, 2014
Florida's attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.

Va. Gay Marriage Fight Closer to Supreme Court

Friday Aug 8, 2014
The fight over gay marriage in Virginia is one step closer to being heard by the Supreme Court.

Missouri Gay Marriage Case Moved to Federal Court

Thursday Aug 7, 2014
A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging Missouri's ban on gay marriage after state Attorney General Chris Koster intervened in the case and moved it out of state court.

Gay Marriage Cases in Ohio Draw Activists

By Lisa Cornwell | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A 61-year-old man who says he wants to show that gay couples share the same values as heterosexual ones has camped out overnight outside a federal courthouse in Cincinnati to secure a courtroom seat for oral arguments over bans on same-sex marriage.

Group Submits 2,300 Pro-Gay Marriage Signatures

Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Proponents of allowing gay marriage in Wyoming say they've delivered more than 2,300 signatures asking Gov. Matt Mead to quit defending a law that says marriage can only unite a man and a woman.

Target Publicly Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that have taken a stand on same-sex unions.

Officials Ask Courts to Suspend Ark. Gay Marriage Case

By Andrew DeMillo | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Arkansas officials asked a federal judge and the state Supreme Court Wednesday to suspend lawsuits challenging the state's gay marriage ban while a similar case is pending before the nation's highest court.