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Advocates Giving Gay Marriage Petition to Utah Gov.

Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Same-sex marriage advocates plan to deliver a petition with thousands of signatures to the Utah governor’s mansion in Salt Lake City on Wednesday to push for recognition of gay couples.

Conservative Group Plans Conference in Utah

By Brady McCombs | Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
An international conservative group that opposes homosexuality is planning its first worldwide conference in the U.S. next year - a four-day gathering in Utah, a state that has become a focal point in the gay marriage movement.

Ruling Pushes Gay Marriage Closer to Supreme Court

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Friday Jun 27, 2014
The first ruling by a federal appeals court that states can’t prevent gay couples from marrying makes it more likely the Supreme Court will ultimately have to make a decision it has so far avoided: do states have the ability to prohibit same-sex marriage?

Politicians, Groups React to Gay Marriage Ruling

Thursday Jun 26, 2014
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled for the first time that states cannot prevent gay couples from marrying. Here are some quotes from and about that decision.

Utah to Appeal Gay Marriage Case to Supreme Court

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
Utah’s attorney general plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a ruling Wednesday that found states must allow gay couples to marry.

Federal Appeals Court: Utah Can’t Ban Gay Marriage

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
A federal appeals court for the first time says a state cannot prevent gay people from getting married.

Experts: Mormon Excommunication ’Warns Everybody’

By Brady McCombs & Michelle L. Price | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
The decision by the Mormon church to excommunicate the founder of a prominent women’s group marks a stern statement at a time when the church is under pressure to recognize gay rights and allow women into the priesthood.

Utah Oktoberfest Likely to Include Beer After All

By Annie Knox | Thursday Jun 19, 2014
Beer is back on the table for a 40-year tradition at a Utah ski resort - Oktoberfest - after an apparent turnabout by the state liquor board.

Officer Who Refused to Work Pride Parade Resigns

Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A Salt Lake City police officer who rejected an assignment riding a motorcycle at the front of last weekend’s gay pride parade and was put on leave has now resigned.

Officer Who Refused to Work Gay Pride Parade Resigns

Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A Salt Lake City police officer who rejected an assignment riding a motorcycle at the front of last weekend’s gay pride parade and was put on leave has now resigned.