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Voter-approved constitutional amendments were ruled unconstitutional in both states, but the rulings are on hold so the states can consider appeals. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Bans Overturned In Arkansas And Mississippi

Voter-approved constitutional amendments were ruled unconstitutional in both states, but the rulings are on hold so the states can consider appeals.

11/25/2014

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

11/14/2014

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas testifies during a hearing before the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee on April 15, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Thomas: I Don’t Understand Why Court Did Not Hear Appeals From States That Wanted To Preserve Gay Marriage Ban

Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month.

11/14/2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony at George Washington University's Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics on Jan. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Issues Order Temporarily Blocking Gay Marriage In Kansas

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.

11/11/2014

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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

File photo of Justice Anthony Kennedy. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

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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