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  • Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

    Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches
    Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop. The vote came in...
  • Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage

    With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions. Opposition withered as some...
  • Ohio high court orders use of gender-neutral language

    The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the use of gender-neutral references in family court cases in place of words such as husband and wife following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage across the country. The Ohio high court says the...
  • LGBT advocates say Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage not end of fight

    LGBT advocates say Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage not end of fight
    Beneath the statue of French general Marquis de Lafayette in Mount Vernon, gay rights advocates gathered Sunday to celebrate the Supreme Court victory for same-sex marriage and to highlight the ongoing struggles for full equality. About 30 lesbian, gay,...
  • Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

    Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of long-delayed weddings in states where they had been forbidden. "No longer may...
  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings

    A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The order Wednesday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Episcopalians approve gay marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a...
  • Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

    A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine applied...
  • Christie says clerks with objections to same-sex marriage have duty to keep oath

    ASHLAND, N.H. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, on his first full day on the presidential campaign trail, said Wednesday that personal objections should not exempt government officials from issuing licenses for same-sex marriages. Public officials have a...
  • Some still just say 'no' as Alabama tries to adhere to same-sex ruling

    Some still just say 'no' as Alabama tries to adhere to same-sex ruling
    Five days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage, a federal judge for the Southern District of Alabama on Wednesday clarified that such couples should be granted licenses to marry. But neither judicial action cuts much ice...
  • Equal protection protests lead to arrests at NC legislature

    More demonstrators at the North Carolina Legislative Building were arrested Wednesday after advocating equal protections for gays, immigrants and the uninsured in the wake of last week's Supreme Court rulings. General Assembly police placed six...