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U.S. to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in 7 New States

The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states.

10/17/2014

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Gov.: Married Gay Couples Now Can Adopt

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.

10/10/2014

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Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples in Limbo

Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn’t say no.

10/09/2014

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Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.

10/08/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. Governor Orders Same-Sex Marriage Compliance

Virginia’s governor has signed an order directing state agencies to comply with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state.

10/07/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz To Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Keep Gov’t, Courts From Striking Down State Marriage Laws

Sen. Ted Cruz plans on introducing a constitutional amendment to prevent the federal government or courts from striking down state marriage laws after the Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States.

10/07/2014

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A Recap of Virginia’s Gay Marriage Case

Same-sex marriages began in Virginia on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the state’s ban on such unions.

10/06/2014

Some same-sexcouples in Virginia wasted no time getting hitched Monday after the Supreme Court’s decision to clear the way for five states to legalize gay marriage. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Same-Sex Couples Waste No Time Marrying in Va. After Supreme Court Decision

Some same-sex Virginia couples wasted no time getting hitched Monday afternoon after the Supreme Court’s decision to clear the way for five states to legalize gay marriage.

10/06/2014

The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatment under the law. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House: Growing US Majority Backs Same-Sex Marriage

The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatment under the law.

10/06/2014

Supreme Court Likely To Allow Muslim Inmate To Grow Out Beard  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion

The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

10/06/2014

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