Gay Marriage

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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

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Elena Kagan speaks onstage at the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit on October 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

09/22/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

32 States Ask Supreme Court To Settle Gay Marriage Issue Once And For All

A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

09/05/2014

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

Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.

08/20/2014

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

Gay Marriages in Va. Could Begin Thursday, Unless U.S. Supreme Court Intervenes

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/18/2014

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

Ruling Means Gay Va. Couples Could Begin Marrying By Next Week

A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/13/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘We Need To Abolish The IRS’

The lineup of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates courting Iowa conservatives Saturday agreed on two things: America is on the wrong track and they could move it in the right direction.

08/11/2014

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