Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports the legalization of same-sex marriage. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.

06/25/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Rules For First Time That States Must Allow Gay Marriages

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled for the first time that states must allow gay couples to marry, finding the Constitution protects same-sex relationships and putting a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/25/2014

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Pa. Methodist Pastor Appeals His Defrocking Before Md. Panel

A United Methodist pastor defrocked after officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding argued before a nine-person church appeals panel that the decision should be overturned.

06/20/2014

Faith Kassan, left, 46, and Jennifer Ehrman, 43, feed each other chocolate during their marriage ceremony on July 1 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Professor: ‘Judges Can Read The Tea Leaves’ On Gay Marriage

One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it’s too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

05/26/2014

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With Ruling, Gay Marriages Now Off In Arkansas

Gay couples in Arkansas will not be able to get married even though the state Supreme Court upheld a ruling that struck down the ban on same-sex marriage because a separate law that prevents issuing marriage licenses to gays is still valid.

05/15/2014

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Potential Landmark Gay Marriage Case Heads To Appeals Court In Va.

A potentially landmark case on gay marriage is now in the hands of a federal appeals court in Virginia.

05/13/2014

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Gay-Rights Groups in 3 States Closely Eye Va. Case

A federal appeals court decision invalidating Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban would have at least some impact on similar prohibitions in three neighboring states, gay-rights activists said Monday.

05/12/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Issued In Arkansas

A county in Arkansas has begun issuing wedding licenses to same-sex couples after a circuit judge overturned the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage.

05/12/2014

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.”   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US Appeals Court in Va. to Hear Gay Marriage Case

Another round in the fight over gay marriage is set for a Virginia courtroom.

05/10/2014

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Report: Legalizing Gay Marriage Could Generate Millions For Va. Economy

A report says legalizing gay marriage in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years.

04/22/2014

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