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Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Challenges to Gay Marriage Bans: Where They Stand

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Gay couples can marry in 19 states and the District of Columbia. A look at where cases pending in other states stand.

Wisconsin, Indiana Set to Defend Gay Marriage Bans

By Michael Tarm and Todd Richmond | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago as attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana sought to reinstate bans on gay weddings ruled unconstitutional two months earlier.

Crowds Line Up to Hear Federal Gay Marriage Appeal

By Michael Tarm | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.

Oregon Gay Marriage Lawyers Awarded Legal Fees

Friday Aug 22, 2014
A federal judge has approved more than $133,000 in legal fees to one group of lawyers in Oregon's gay marriage case.

Vegas Offering All But Marriage to LGBT Tourists

By Michelle Rindels | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they - and their money - are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.

Mennonite Pastor Under Review for Gay Wedding

Thursday Aug 21, 2014
Two Mennonite conferences will review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

Judge: Ind. Gov. Contradicted Himself on Gay Marriage

Thursday Aug 21, 2014
A federal judge has taken Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to task, saying Pence told the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban and then ordered executive agencies to do so following court rulings.

Indiana Told to Honor Other States' Gay Marriages

By Ken Kusmer | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but says the ruling doesn't take effect until the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on the issue.