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Advocates for and against Gay Marriage Bans File Briefs with Supreme Court

Advocates for and against Gay Marriage Bans File Briefs with Supreme Court Summary: Attorneys on both sides of the gay marriage ban argument are fighting ferociously for their clients’ positions. The Supreme Court will soon decide which cases, if any, it will hear to determine how gay marriage will be impacted nationally. Gay…>read more

1 Comment September 23, 2014

Judge Upholds Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Upholds Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban Summary: A federal judge has ruled that Louisiana’s gay marriage ban does not violate the U.S. Constitution and will uphold the ban. The ruling is in stark contrast to recent rulings in other jurisdictions that struck down such bans. The…>read more

No Comment September 4, 2014

Appellate Panel Hears Arguments in Gay Marriage Ban Case

Appellate Panel Hears Arguments in Gay Marriage Ban Case Summary: A three-judge appellate court panel heard arguments from attorneys general for Wisconsin and Indiana on Tuesday. The attorneys general argued for the ban, citing tradition, whereas plaintiffs argued that such a ban is archaic and discriminatory. In the latest…>read more

7 Comments August 26, 2014

Same-Sex Registry for Couples Upheld in Wisconsin

Same-Sex Registry for Couples Upheld in Wisconsin On Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided to uphold a 2009 law that establishes a same-sex registry for couples. The court said that the registry does not violate an amendment to the constitutional ban of gay marriage, according to Reuters.…>read more

No Comment July 31, 2014

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban   Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. Though 62 percent of Florida voters amended the Florida Constitution in 2008 to define marriage as a between one man and one woman,…>read more

No Comment July 28, 2014

Florida Judge Throws Out Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Florida Judge Throws Out Same-Sex Marriage Ban The ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Florida was thrown out by a judge this week, according to Bloomberg. Judge Luis M. Garcia said on Thursday that the law violates the United States Constitution. Garcia prevented the clerk…>read more

No Comment July 18, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case More than 3,800 letters were delivered to Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes that asks the state to end its campaign to restart a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. Not long…>read more

No Comment July 10, 2014

Senator Orrin Hatch Says Religious Rights Eroding and Same-Sex Marriage Inevitable

Senator Orrin Hatch Says Religious Rights Eroding and Same-Sex Marriage Inevitable On Wednesday, Senator Orrin Hatch was a guest on KSL NewsRadio’s “Doug Wright Show,” saying that same-sex marriage will become the norm as courts issue rulings against state bans, according to KSL.com. “Lets face it. Anybody that does not believe…>read more

No Comment May 29, 2014

Pennsylvania Became the 25th State to Have Gay Marriage Declared Legal

Pennsylvania Became the 25th State to Have Gay Marriage Declared Legal According to a report by Bloomberg News, Pennsylvania has become the 25th state to have gay marriage declared legal by voters. Pennsylvania joins 18 of these 25 states where same-sex marriage is currently legal. In the six other states, according…>read more

No Comment May 26, 2014

Gay Marriage Licenses Issued by County Clerks in Arkansas Following Judge’s Ruling

Gay Marriage Licenses Issued by County Clerks in Arkansas Following Judge’s Ruling Despite a judge’s ruling overturning the constitutional ban in Arkansas on gay marriage, some county clerks refused to issue marriage licenses on Monday morning, according to USA Today. The state’s lawyers also requested that the highest court suspend the order…>read more

No Comment May 12, 2014

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