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  • Virginia tells agencies to clear way for adoptions by gay couples

    Virginia tells agencies to clear way for adoptions by gay couples
    RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Virginia same-sex couples can now legally adopt children and also become foster parents, the Virginia Department of Social Services said in a bulletin on Friday to its local offices across the state. Governor Terry McAuliffe...
  • Appeals court dissenters blister Wisconsin's voter ID law

    MADISON, Wis. Just 14 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin's voter ID law for the Nov. 4 election, five appeals court judges Friday issued a blistering opinion calling allegations of voter impersonation fraud "a mere fig leaf for efforts...
  • Bill O'Reilly, Jeremy Renner: Sunday guests

    Bill O'Reilly, Jeremy Renner: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: "Fox News Sunday" looks at the U.S. Supreme Court and gay marriage at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The guests are Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council and Ted Olson, former solicitor general and co-counsel for...
  • Supreme Court ruling on Wisconsin voter ID law has implications for Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas An unexpected U.S. Supreme Court order setting aside a voter ID law in Wisconsin could spell trouble for Texas as it tries to appeal a federal judge's ruling striking down Texas' own photo-identification requirement. Texas Attorney...
  • Idaho and North Carolina are latest states to allow gay marriage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - County clerks in Idaho and North Carolina began issuing their states' first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after court actions that capped a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. The move...
  • Milwaukee woman broke ground on gay marriage � in 1971

    Donna Burkett made national news when she and the woman she loved applied for a marriage license in Milwaukee. Their trip to the courthouse was not this week, when the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriage in Wisconsin and four other...
  • Notes and notables

    Love and marriage The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to decide — and it was a momentous decision. On Monday, to the surprise of many, the high court chose not to hear the same-sex marriage dispute. In taking a pass, the court let stand four...
  • Newport News to provide benefits to same-sex spouses

    Newport News will now provide benefits for legally married same-sex spouses and their dependents, City Manager Jim Bourey wrote in an email to employees Thursday. Same-sex marriage became legal in Virginia Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court chose to let...
  • Kansas AG seeks to block same-sex marriage licenses after first couple wed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Republican Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt went to court Friday to block Johnson County from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Schmidt filed a petition with the Kansas Supreme Court just hours after a same-sex couple...
  • Gay marriage, courts and the 'tyranny of the majority'

    On a few hot-button topics, what draws the most spirited reader reactions are letters from other readers. On gun control, for example, letters calling for more restrictive firearms laws often provoke readers who disagree to pen point-by-point rebuttals....
  • U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin voter ID law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a new voter identification law in Wisconsin from going into effect. The nine-justice court, with three conservative members dissenting, granted a last-minute request by civil rights groups...