Topics :: same-sex marriage

Federal Court: Virginia Marriage is for All

By Michael Felberbaum | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

AC Attorney General: Gay Marriage Still Illegal

By Jeffrey Collins | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
South Carolina's attorney general said the state's ban on gay marriage is still in place and he will continue to fight a lawsuit trying to overturn it despite a ruling by a federal appeals court with jurisdiction over South Carolina.

US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

By Michael Felberbaum | Monday Jul 28, 2014
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

NC Attorney General Won't Defend Gay Marriage Ban

By Michael Beisecker | Monday Jul 28, 2014
North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.

7th Circuit Sets Hearing on Gay Marriage Ban

Friday Jul 25, 2014
Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.

Briefs Piling Up in Gay Marriage Rulings Appeals

Friday Jul 25, 2014
At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

Friday Jul 25, 2014
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
A federal judge has decided he doesn't need to hear more arguments in the case of a gay couple who want a Louisiana marriage license.