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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Director of North Carolina courts system stepping down May 1

    The top administrator of North Carolina's court system says he's retiring after a career of more than 40 years in the judicial system. The Administrative Office of the Courts announced Monday that director John W. Smith will step down on May 1. Smith has...
  • Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban struck down; appeal pending

    Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban struck down; appeal pending
    A federal judge on Monday blocked Nebraska's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, though the ruling will not take effect immediately. In his ruling issuing a preliminary injunction in the case, U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bataillon said it's...
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban
    A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general's office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The American Civil Liberties Union of...
  • High court rejects California dispute over disclosing donors

    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from same-sex marriage opponents in California who want to keep the identities of their campaign donors secret. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling against ProtectMarriage.com, the National...
  • It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans

    It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans
    Saturday, on the eve of the California Republican Party’s historic vote formally welcoming gay Republicans into the fold, a dapper 75-year-old named Fred Schein described his challenges. “It’s very lonely being a gay Republican,”...
  • State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

     State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party
    In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally recognize a gay GOP group. The move, which drew the condemnation of some socially conservative GOP members, grants a charter to the Log Cabin...
  • Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party

    Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party
    In a historic move, the California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized a gay GOP group. The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past,...
  • Montana Legislature midpoint: What's alive, what's dead

    A bill signed by Gov. Steve Bullock that increases basic entitlement funding for schools by $54 million highlights progress made by the Montana Legislature at the halfway mark of its 90-day session. Other major bills that are advancing include a proposed...
  • What's in the conscience of today's conservative?

    OXON HILL, Md. Defining conservatism today is tough. Conservatives do remain guided by one firm principle: Government is too big. But there's no consensus on how to change it. Other issues divide as well. Does being conservative mean accepting or...
  • Time for government to butt out of marriage

    Time for government to butt out of marriage
    This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter...
  • Cook County same-sex marriage marks 1 year

    Retired Markham firefighter John Donovan, 60, and retired high-rise manager Frank Michaels, 63, handpicked June 22 as the day they would marry last year. Despite the fact that the couple had been committed for 13 years when Cook County legalized same-...