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  • Supreme Court, in Alabama case, may have shown its hand on gay marriage

    The Supreme Court on Monday gave its strongest signal yet that the legal fight for nationwide gay marriage has been won even before the issue is argued in April. The justices, with only two dissenting votes, turned down Alabama’s plea to delay...
  • Misjudgment in Alabama on same-sex marriage

    Monday was a joyous day for some gay couples in Alabama, but not for others. After the Supreme Court refused to stay a federal judge's ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violated the Constitution, some probate judges issued marriage licenses...
  • Same-sex marriage divides Alabama as top judge defies U.S. court

    ATLANTA In Montgomery, Ala., Shaqweda Bell and Jennine Webb were met by revelers blowing bubbles, bearing flowers and cheering as they arrived at the courthouse Monday. The two women left with a marriage license 20 minutes later. In Mobile, about 170...
  • Alabama pastor sees same-sex marriage as part of civil rights struggle

    Alabama pastor sees same-sex marriage as part of civil rights struggle
    The arc of the moral universe is long, and the Rev. Dr. Ellin Jimmerson couldn't be prouder that it's finally bending toward same-sex marriage in Alabama. On Monday morning, unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes, Jimmerson will preside over one of...
  • Justice Thomas suggests high court colleagues have minds made up in favor of gay marriage

    Justice Clarence Thomas criticized his Supreme Court colleagues Monday for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months. Thomas said in a dissenting opinion that the court's Alabama order...
  • Justice Thomas objects: Supreme Court shows support for gay marriage

    Justice Clarence Thomas criticized his Supreme Court colleagues Monday for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months. Thomas said in a dissenting opinion that the court's Alabama order...
  • Morgan Quinn: What’s cheaper: Marriage or domestic partnership?

    In the movie "Now I Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," the two main characters are straight firefighters who enter into a domestic partnership to get the tax benefits. At the time, this concept seemed fairly ingenious, but that was 2007 and this is now &#...
  • Indiana woman who fought gay marriage ban dies of cancer

    Indiana woman who fought gay marriage ban dies of cancer
    MUNSTER, Ind. — A terminally ill woman whose desire to have her same-sex marriage recognized by Indiana before she died helped galvanize efforts to overturn the state's gay marriage ban has lost her battle with cancer. Niki Quasney died Thursday,...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block gay marriages from beginning in Alabama, though some county court officials are not heeding the ruling, citing an order from the state's chief justice telling them not to issue licenses. In...
  • Munster woman who helped topple Indiana's gay marriage ban dies

    Munster woman who helped topple Indiana's gay marriage ban dies
    Through five years of chemotherapy and surgeries to remove dozens of tumors, Niki Quasney remained upbeat, active and dedicated to seeing that her family would be recognized as one upon her death. "If my life is cut short because of ovarian cancer, I...
  • Gay marriage comes to Alabama, but some judges balk

    Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to block gay marriages and some local officials decided not to heed a last-minute order from the state’s chief justice against issuing the...