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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.

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.

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.

Officer Claims He Didn’t Refuse to Work Pride Parade

By Brady McCombs | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
The attorney for a Salt Lake City police officer who was placed on leave for refusing an assignment to work a gay pride parade says his client has been defamed by inaccurate comments made by the police department.

Utah May Seek Supreme Court Help in Marriage Suit

Monday Jun 9, 2014
Utah officials are threatening to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a lawsuit filed by same-sex couples demanding to have their marriages recognized.

Recognition of Utah Gay Marriages to Stay on Hold

By Brady McCombs | Friday Jun 6, 2014
More than 1,000 couples who rushed to wed after a judge overturned Utah’s gay marriage ban will have to keep waiting for many of the legal benefits of being married following an appeals court decision Thursday.

Utah to Appeal Ruling to Recognize Gay Marriages

Thursday Jun 5, 2014
Utah has appealed a federal judge’s ruling that officials must recognize gay marriages that took place in the state after a same-sex marriage ban was overturned.