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Republican Activists Push Party on Gay Marriage

By Michelle Rindels | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions.

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.

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.

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.

Ruling Sought in Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Case

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Gay and lesbian couples challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court for a pretrial ruling in their favor.

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.

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.

New Oregon Marriage Licenses For Same-Sex Couples In The Works

Friday Apr 18, 2014
In light of the Oregon attorney general’s decision to not defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, Oregon is now revising its marriage licenses to include forms for same-sex couples.