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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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Lawyer Who Argued Against Same-Sex Marriage Has Gay Daughter

Attorney Charles Cooper says his view of same-sex marriage is evolving after having argued in court that gay unions could undermine marriages between a man and a woman.

04/17/2014

Vice President Joe Biden’s May 2012 comments expressing support for same-sex marriage were not planned as a trial balloon for public opinion, but instead sparked “chaos” in the White House ahead of the November presidential election, according to a new book on the legalization of gay marriage. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Book: Biden Gay Marriage Comments Sparked White House ‘Chaos,’ Forced Public Stance

Vice President Joe Biden’s May 2012 comments expressing support for same-sex marriage were not planned as a trial balloon for public opinion, but instead sparked “chaos” in the White House ahead of the November presidential election, according to a new book on the legalization of gay marriage.

04/16/2014

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Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

Same-sex couples have the same right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples, Virginia’s attorney general said Friday in papers urging an appellate court to uphold a judge’s ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

04/11/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder Extends Federal Recognition To Mich. Same-Sex Couple Marriages Despite State Not Recognizing Them

Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.

03/28/2014

A national Tea Party group launched a radio ad on Tuesday ridiculing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of “political cronyism,” funding Obamacare, and recommending a liberal judge that has left Kentucky “stuck with gay marriage.” (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tea Party Ad Rips McConnell For ‘Political Cronyism,’ Gay Marriage Progress

A national tea party group launched a radio ad on Tuesday ridiculing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of “political cronyism,” funding Obamacare, and recommending a liberal judge that has left Kentucky “stuck with gay marriage.”

03/05/2014

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Second Appeal Filed in Va. Gay Marriage Ruling

A second clerk plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that declares Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

02/26/2014

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