Topics :: same-sex marriage ban

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.

Hearing Set in Challenge to Arkansa’s Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Advocates of ending Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.

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.

Wis. Couple Asks Supreme Court to Nix Marriage Ban

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban.

Mich. Lawyers Disagree Over Gay Marriage Appeal Path

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Attorneys who persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan’s ban on gay marriage are opposing the state’s request to have an entire appeals court take the case.

Delay Sought on NC Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.

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.

Judge Stays Most of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a "momentous" change to Ohio’s gay marriage law.

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

By Amanda Lee Myers | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.