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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.


A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States.


File photo of supporters of same-sex marriage demonstrating outside the Supreme Court. (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Marriage At Supreme Court: How A Case Can Fizzle

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.


Gay Marriage Debate Hits Supreme Court

Supreme Court Indicates It May Rule in Favor of Federal Benefits For Gay Couples

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. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Rumble 2012)

O’Reilly Accuses Clinton, Obama Of ‘Sleazy’ Political Pandering: ‘They Don’t Care About Gays’

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.


Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. The court is hearing arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage.    (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Kennedy Suggests Court Could Dismiss Prop 8 Case With No Ruling

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.


Supporters of same-sex marriage gather in front of the Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage By the Numbers: 8 Stats to Follow

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to begin hearing two days of arguments Tuesday in cases involving gay marriage. A look at the gay marriage issue by the numbers.


File photo of a gay couple holding hands at a demonstration for gay marriage. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Hope And Fear In Gay Marriage Cases At High Court

Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions.



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