Gay Marriage

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Presbyterians Approve Gay Marriage in Church Constitution

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has expanded its definition of marriage to include a “commitment between two people,” recognizing gay marriage as Christian in the church constitution after decades of debate over same-sex relationships.

03/18/2015

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Sotomayor: Lack Of Diverse Life Experience On Supreme Court ‘A Real Problem’

The partisan divide over same-sex marriage among top elected officials remains stark, with Democrats overwhelmingly on record in favor and Republicans mostly silent so far.

03/16/2015

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Alabama Chief Justice: Gay Marriage Violates State Law

Gay marriage arrived to parts of Alabama on Monday — but not to others — after the state’s chief justice sought to put the weddings on hold, echoing familiar southern refrains of resistance to the intrusion of federal courts.

02/10/2015

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Supreme Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages From Beginning In Alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama on Monday.

02/09/2015

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Poll: 57 Percent Of Americans Believe Wedding Businesses Should Be Allowed To Refuse Service To Gay Couples

A new Associated Press-GfK poll also shows most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons.

02/06/2015

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AP Poll: Support of Gay Marriage Comes With Caveats

While finding that Americans narrowly favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll also shows most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons.

02/05/2015

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. (File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huckabee Compares Gay Marriage to Alcohol, Profanity

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says gay marriage is akin to alcohol and profanity — options the Republican weighing a 2016 presidential bid says are appealing to others, but not to him.

02/01/2015

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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay Couples

A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

01/23/2015

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High Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases in April

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

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Justices Must Act Fast if Gay Marriage to be Settled in June

Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if the justices want to tackle the issue before their current term ends in late June.

01/16/2015

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