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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Groups ask judge to order gay-marriage licenses in Alabama

    Groups ask judge to order gay-marriage licenses in Alabama
    A group of civil rights organizations filed a motion Friday asking a federal judge to order Alabama probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and to expand a suit challenging the state's gay-marriage ban. The motion filed to U.S....
  • 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...
  • Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'

    Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious objections law: 'This bill is not about discrimination'
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay...
  • G-A-Y is only two letters and five justices' votes away from GOP

    G-A-Y is only two letters and five justices' votes away from GOP
    Early this summer, if the U.S. Supreme Court decides that the whole country will recognize same-sex marriage, it could be delivering a huge gift to the Republicans. Doesn’t seem possible? You’re right; it’s at least counter-intuitive....
  • PPP Poll: Floridians support Medicaid expansion, marriage equality

    PPP Poll: Floridians support Medicaid expansion, marriage equality
    A new poll from Public Policy Polling finds Floridians strongly support the idea of expanding Medicaid in the state to capture federal money and close the coverage gap, an option the Legislature has resisted. The poll also finds Floridians are OK with...
  • Dick Meyer: Indiana 'religious freedom' bill lets businesses, individuals decide who gets equal treatment

    Indiana's state motto is "The Crossroads of America." This week, two important roads in American politics and jurisprudence are crossing in Indiana. One of those roads is the ongoing quest to give real protection to the rights and liberties of racial and...
  • Texas lawmakers hear bill banning gay marriage licenses

    Dick Francis appealed to Texas lawmakers ten years ago to vote against a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Legislators — and voters statewide — approved the amendment in 2005. Late Wednesday, Francis once again pleaded with...
  • Groups eye Indiana pullout over religious objections bill

    Organizers of at least two major conventions set for Indianapolis have joined some business leaders in urging Republican Gov. Mike Pence to veto a religious objections bill that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay...
  • Republican proposes 'religious freedom' referendum

    A Republican lawmaker proposed Wednesday that the Legislature ask voters if they want additional religious protections in Montana's constitution. Rep. Carl Glimm of Kila said he brought House Bill 615 before the House Judiciary Committee to prioritize...
  • Georgia House panel takes no action after hours of 'religious liberty' testimony

    ATLANTA A special Georgia House subcommittee heard numerous pleas for protection on Tuesday both from those who support and oppose a "religious freedom" bill. The panel of Judiciary Committee members met for more than three hours on Senate Bill 129 but...
  • 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...