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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 85K raised for Washington florist who refused gay couple

    A florist in Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit filed by the state has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. The Seattle Times reports (http://...
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor
    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...
  • A unique Maryland marriage sits at center of Supreme Court case considering gay nuptials

    A unique Maryland marriage sits at center of Supreme Court case considering gay nuptials
    When Jim Obergefell and partner John Arthur said "I do" in a small medical jet on the tarmac at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in the summer of 2013, they knew it was a powerful turning point. "That was the moment in time that we could, in public and...
  • Gay rights pioneer to argue Supreme Court marriage case

    Mary Bonauto, the Boston lawyer who won the first gay marriage rulings in Massachusetts and Vermont, will lead the argument before the Supreme Court in favor of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. Bonauto has been seen by gay...
  • Indiana House OKs religious objection bill

    Indiana House OKs religious objection bill
    The Indiana House approved by a wide margin Monday a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay people. Republicans cast all the "yes" votes as...
  • Labor law change expands protections

    Labor law change expands protections
    Concerning the story "Family and Medical Leave Expanded to Gay Spouses" by Marcia Heroux Pound, I believe this change in Department of Labor rules has been a long time coming. Many people rejoiced at the news of gay marriage being legalized in Florida,...
  • Presbyterian church's decision to allow same-sex marriage included approval from Hampton Roads leaders

    The largest group of Presbyterians in the U.S. last week approved an amendment to its constitutionthat redefines marriage to allow same-sex unions, with a majority of ministers and lay voting members in Hampton Roads approving the change in January. The...
  • Don't count out the Israeli left

    Don't count out the Israeli left
    Just days before the Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed poised for an epic tumble from power. Polls leading up to the election consistently showed his rival, Isaac Herzog, ahead of Bibi. His neglect of bread-and-butter issues at...
  • Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground
    Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged from a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner with a pledge the Republican will strictly enforce anti-discrimination laws and hope that he'll also support their top...
  • Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

    Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution
    The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex...
  • Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel

    Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel
    Four years ago, controversial Rev. James Meeks skewered mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel, saying he wasn't out for the best interests of black voters. "Ask any African-American leaders about that. They will tell you he had a role in keeping African-...