Topics :: same-sex marriage

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage

By Brian Bakst | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

Arkansas AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

Monday Sep 15, 2014
The attorney general's office is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the state's gay marriage ban, arguing a county judge was wrong to say it violated the state and U.S. constitutions.

Stay Issued in Indiana Gay Marriage Ban Case

Monday Sep 15, 2014
Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whether gay marriage bans are constitutional.

Arizona Man Seeks Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge will hear arguments Friday over whether a same-sex marriage that took place in July is valid in Arizona.

Arizona Man Wins Fight for Death Benefits

By Jacques Billeaud | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A judge has handed a victory to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

Friday Sep 12, 2014
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Supreme Court Adds Same-Sex Marriage to Sept. 29 Agenda

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
The Supreme Court has formally added same-sex marriage cases to the justices' agenda for their closed-door conference on Sept. 29.

Florida Judge Cancels Hearing on Same-Sex Divorce

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
A South Florida judge who ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional has cancelled a hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

Thursday Sep 11, 2014
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case to High Court

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.