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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Mormon leaders call for nationwide measures protecting both gay rights and religious liberties

    The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting people who assert their religious beliefs. "We must find ways to show respect for...
  • Full house hears Suze Orman on gay civil rights

    Financial media guru Suze Orman looked over 1,000 people, gay and straight, who came to see her speak at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Orman introduced herself as a lesbian at a panel discussion on civil rights for Florida's gay, bisexual and...
  • Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills

    Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills
    Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week. Some measures...
  • Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal...
  • Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California

    Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California
    The pledge Tuesday by the Mormon Church to oppose housing and job discrimination against gays follows years of piercing church losses in California over gay rights, including one last week. The church opposed a new rule to bar California judges from...
  • Ben Carson says bakers opposed to same-sex marriage might poison wedding cakes

    Ben Carson says bakers opposed to same-sex marriage might poison wedding cakes
    Ben Carson is making headlines again for his eyebrow-raising rhetoric, after saying bakeries opposed to same-sex marriage might poison wedding cakes if they are forced to make them for gay couples. The acclaimed former pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns...
  • Alabama challenges federal judge's decision that overturned state's ban on same-sex marriage

    Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage — a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal. At least two same-sex couples sought and were refused...
  • The influence of science and reason on moral progress

    The influence of science and reason on moral progress
    A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways,” he said, but added that “from what I see I am sure...
  • Unitarian church to host Valentine's Day wedding event

    Unitarian church to host Valentine's Day wedding event
    First Unitarian Church of Hobart and Freedom to Marry will host a wedding bash on Valentine’s Day with marriage ceremonies and a reception celebrating the right of gay couples to legally tie the knot in Indiana. The Sixth Annual Freedom to Marry...
  • Alabama same-sex marriages will have to wait as judge stays ruling

    Two days after striking down Alabama laws that ban same-sex marriage, a federal judge temporarily stayed her ruling Sunday, giving the state time to file an appeal. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade’s Friday ruling initially went into effect...
  • Federal judge stays Ala. gay marriage ruling 2 weeks, refuses to put it on indefinite hold

    A federal judge on Sunday put a two-week hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but said same-sex couples should not be kept in lengthy legal limbo. U.S. District Judge Callie V. S. Granade refused the Alabama attorney general's...