A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports gay marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal.
A Baltimore pediatric neurosurgeon who made derogatory comments about gay marriage has withdrawn as commencement speaker at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Uruguayan lawmakers are debating a proposal to legalize gay marriage.
Political commentator Charles Krauthammer warns that the gay marriage case before the U.S. Supreme Court has the potential to expand into a nationwide “assault on religion.”
For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up.
Late in the oral argument over same-sex marriage in California, Justice Anthony Kennedy made a startling comment, given the months of buildup and mountain of legal briefs that have descended on the justices.
In a landmark debate over gay marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative but often a decisive vote, is expressing concern that a federal law that prevents married gay couples from receiving benefits afforded straight married Americans might conflict with state laws.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to married people.
Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly said he doesn’t “feel that strongly” about gay marriage either way, and said that politicians are using the issue to pander to popular politics.
The Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don’t allow it.