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  • U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
    Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, on Friday overturned a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that Ohio's same-sex marriage ban did not violate the U.S. Constitution. "No union is more profound...
  • Seattle Mayor Ed Murray overjoyed by same-sex marriage ruling

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray overjoyed by same-sex marriage ruling
    It was late January 2006, and then-state Rep. Ed Murray waited on the floor of the Washington state Senate, watching legislators vote on a bill that was near to his heart — and that had failed by just one vote the year before. This is how the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land

    U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land
    The United States Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic civil rights ruling that caps two decades of legal and political battles. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry...
  • Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Matt Gibbons shed tears of joy Friday morning when he heard about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the right to same-sex marriage. "In my lifetime, I thought this would never happen," the 58-year-old Union Bridge resident said. "It was just one...
  • Excerpts from the Supreme Court majority opinion, dissents

    Excerpts from the Supreme Court majority opinion, dissents
    Excerpts from the majority opinion of Justice Anthony Kennedy and dissents written by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling Friday that declared a constitutional right to...
  • Obama and Roberts legacies intertwined in health care law

    The chief justice who once mangled President Barack Obama's oath of office has once again helped rescue the president's signature achievement, his health care law. After an awkward first encounter, these two Harvard Law graduates who rose to high...
  • In ruling, high court recognizes 'changed understandings of marriage'

    In ruling, high court recognizes 'changed understandings of marriage'
    President Obama aptly described Friday's Supreme Court decision establishing a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states as “a victory for America.” The long-awaited ruling is the culmination of decades of activism, hard work and public...
  • Quotations in the News

    "No longer may this liberty be denied." — Justice Anthony Kennedy after same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement. ___ "He had a parasol in his hand. He...
  • Q&A: What the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling means

    The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was settled when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can get married anywhere in the country. A closer look at what it means: __ IS THIS THE...
  • Marriage At The End Of The Rainbow

    Marriage At The End Of The Rainbow
    It made sense that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered the LGBT pride flag flown at the executive residence in Hartford Friday in celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic, custom-shattering decision that same-sex couples everywhere in the land have a...
  • Tears and sniffles in courtroom as gay marriage ruling read

    When Justice Anthony Kennedy took the bench Friday at the Supreme Court, some were thinking about his past decisions and other June 26ths. A dozen years ago, on June 26, 2003, Kennedy announced the court's decision in Lawrence v. Texas, which struck down...