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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • NC Senate response to gay marriage rulings is approved

    Some North Carolina court officials could opt out of marriage duties — including same-sex weddings — under legislation given state Senate approval Wednesday following a debate weighing centuries-old religious liberties with newly-expanded...
  • S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses

    S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses
    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is holding firm in the face of controversy that has erupted since he unveiled new morality clauses earlier this month for employees at high schools under his control. The clauses included in a new...
  • Complaint filed against judge who allowed Texas gay wedding

    A state lawmaker's complaint has prompted the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate a judge who ordered the issuance of a marriage license to a same-sex couple. Republican Rep. Tony Tinderholt filed the complaint Wednesday against state...
  • Rabbi who presided over gay wedding leads House in prayer

    The rabbi who defied Texas' same-sex marriage ban and wed a lesbian couple last week led the morning prayer in the Texas House, catching staunch supporters of the prohibition off-guard. Rabbi Kerry Baker on Wednesday cautioned state representatives to...
  • Couple in Ala. gay marriage case still not allowed to adopt

    The couple whose lawsuit overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban is headed back to court after a probate judge again refused to grant their adoption petition. Cari Searcy and Kim McKeand filed the new lawsuit Tuesday against Mobile County Probate Judge Don...
  • NC considers exempting some from gay-marriage duties

    Some North Carolina lawmakers say court officials should be exempt from carrying out duties related to marrying gay couples because of their religious beliefs. They have introduced a measure in response to federal judges overturning the state's gay-...
  • NC considers exempting some from performing gay weddings

    Some North Carolina lawmakers are convinced that court officials should be exempt from having to perform same-sex weddings or issue marriage licenses to gays because of the workers' religious beliefs. A Senate committee on Tuesday endorsed a measure...
  • Va. Senate defeats measure aimed at attorney general

    The Virginia Senate has narrowly defeated a measure aimed at forcing the state attorney general to defend state laws when they are challenged. The bill, sponsored by Del. Brenda Pogge, a Republican from James City County, was prompted by Attorney General...
  • Rev. Dr. Denise Esslinger officiates at weddings

    Currently the leader of Hebron's Gilead Congregational Church, the Reverend Dr. Denise Esslinger said she's been presiding over weddings for almost 19 years. "The first wedding I officiated at was on June 15, 1996," said Esslinger. Over the years,...
  • Same-sex marriage celebrates 1 year in Cook County

    Same-sex marriage celebrates 1 year in Cook County
    It took thousands of miles and months of planning to get Jess Donaldson and Nat Krivonozka married in Chicago, but on Aug. 8, they finally tied the knot—just like thousands of other couples who've gotten hitched since the same-sex marriage law...
  • In early White House maneuvering, Paul avoids predictability

    Rand Paul wasn't a conventional Republican when he won a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, and he's not mapping out a predictable strategy as he ponders a 2016 bid for the White House. Paul confirmed Friday that he will announce his intentions in April or...