Topics :: same-sex marriage

Briefs Piling Up in Gay Marriage Rulings Appeals

Friday Jul 25, 2014
At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

Friday Jul 25, 2014
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

7th Circuit Sets Hearing on Gay Marriage Ban

Friday Jul 25, 2014
Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge to Rule on Colorado Gay Marriage Ban

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

No More Arguments in La. Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
A federal judge has decided he doesn't need to hear more arguments in the case of a gay couple who want a Louisiana marriage license.

Wis. AG: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

By Kevin Burbach | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.