Topics :: Oklahoma

Judge Asks Pointed Questions in Gay Marriage Case

By Kristi Eaton and Nicholas Riccardi | Friday Apr 18, 2014
A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

Gay Marriage has Second Appellate Court Hearing

By Kristi Eaton and Nicholas Riccardi | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
An appeals court in Denver is hearing its second gay marriage case in two weeks.

Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

By Kristi Eaton | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday.

Lawyers: Marriage is for Procreation Potential

By Kristi Eaton | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk who refused to grant a marriage license to a same-sex couple say marriage exists for its procreative potential and that the U.S. Supreme Court agrees.

Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Launch Campaign

Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A coalition of same-sex couples and their supporters have launched a statewide public education campaign intended to teach Oklahomans about marriage equality.

Brief: Oklahoma Gay Marriage Ban Demeans Children

Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
Opponents of Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban say it demeans same-sex couples and their children by signaling that their relationships are secondary to traditional families.

Response Expected in Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

Monday Mar 17, 2014
Attorneys for an Oklahoma lesbian couple suing to have their marriage recognized in the state are expected to make a court filing in the case.

Gay Couples in Okla. Case to be Honored

Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Two gay couples who are plaintiffs in a potentially landmark case challenging Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage are being honored by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Oklahoma Gay Discrimination Bill Being Redrafted

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
The author of a bill that would allow business owners in Oklahoma with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse service to gays says the measure is being rewritten and likely won’t be considered in its current form this session.

Okla. Lawyers Say Gay Marriage Will Harm Children

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
Lawyers who are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that overturned Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage said in a court filing Monday that legalizing gay marriage would harm children, undermine society and make traditional marriages unstable.