Topics :: same-sex marriage

AC Attorney General: Gay Marriage Still Illegal

By Jeffrey Collins | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
South Carolina's attorney general said the state's ban on gay marriage is still in place and he will continue to fight a lawsuit trying to overturn it despite a ruling by a federal appeals court with jurisdiction over South Carolina.

Wyoming Judge Weighs Immediate Gay Marriage Ruling

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A Wyoming judge is about to decide whether to immediately rule against a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman.

Gay Marriage Supporters Push for Quick NC Ruling

By Michael Biesecker | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional.

Federal Court: Virginia Marriage is for All

By Michael Felberbaum | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Religious Right Tantrum Over Virginia Marriage Decision

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A brief round-up of the religious right's temper tantrum over the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Monday, striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.

Texas AG: Gay Marriage Ban in State's Interest

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."

Wyoming Judge Lets Gay Marriage Lawsuit Continue

By Mead Gruver | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A state judge declined Tuesday to either summarily rule on the constitutionality of a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman or suspend a lawsuit challenging the law.

NC Attorney General Won't Defend Gay Marriage Ban

By Michael Beisecker | Monday Jul 28, 2014
North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.

US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

By Michael Felberbaum | Monday Jul 28, 2014
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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.