Topics :: Idaho

Court Hears Arguments Over Gay Marriage's Impact

By Paul Elias | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

Monday Sep 8, 2014
Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.

Several Idaho Gay Rights Activists to be Sentenced

Monday Jul 21, 2014
Nearly two dozen gay rights activists who were arrested after they blocked doorways in the Idaho Statehouse are set to be sentenced in Boise's 4th District Court.

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

By Rebecca Boone | Thursday May 29, 2014
Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch’’ Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs.

Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain on Hold in Idaho

Wednesday May 21, 2014
No same-sex marriages will be allowed or recognized in Idaho until an appeal is decided, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Idaho Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Gather to Celebrate, Protest

Monday May 19, 2014
Waving rainbow flags and holding signs that read "Love will prevail," nearly 200 gay rights supporters flocked to the steps of a county courthouse this week to celebrate and protest the latest development in Idaho’s legal battle over same-sex marriage.

Idaho Scrambling Over Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruling

Friday May 16, 2014
A federal judge’s decision to allow same-sex marriages in Idaho starting Friday has attorneys for the state scrambling to appeal and gay rights advocates planning their next steps.

Judge Refuses to Stay Idaho Same-Sex Marriages

Wednesday May 14, 2014
Federal judge denies governor’s motion to put Idaho same-sex marriages on hold

Idaho Governor Asks for Hearing on Gay Marriage

Wednesday May 14, 2014
Idaho’s governor is asking a federal magistrate judge for an emergency hearing so he can argue gay marriages need to be put on hold to give him time to appeal.

Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Tuesday May 13, 2014
Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday after a judge ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.