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Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

Report: Legal Gay Marriage Could Boost Va. Economy

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A report by a think tank at UCLA says legalizing gay marriage in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years.

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

Poll: Majority of Texans Back Gay Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A new poll reveals that, for the first time ever, the majority of Texans are in favor of same-sex marriage.

Ohio Ballot Board OKs Gay Marriage Proposal

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Supporters of the latest version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning Ohio’s gay marriage ban can now gather signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to be Filed

By Kate Brumback | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A gay rights group on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Federal Court To Hear Challenge to Oregon’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Jonathan J Cooper | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The future of Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week, and while critics will argue that it unconstitutionally discriminates against gays and lesbians, there appears to be little support for it to be upheld.

Judge: Indiana Lacks Valid Gay Marriage Ban Reason

Monday Apr 21, 2014
A federal judge says attorneys defending Indiana’s gay marriage ban haven’t shown any good reason to not recognize the marriage of a lesbian couple, one of whom has a terminal illness.

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.

Challenge to Arkansas Gay Marriage Ban Heard

By Chuck Bartels | Friday Apr 18, 2014
Advocates of ending Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected to issue a ruling within two weeks.