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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?

    Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?
    High school debaters call it a turnaround: when one team manages to redeploy an argument made by the other team right back at them. A beauty of a turnaround is now being wielded by those who say ┬ábusiness owners with religious objections shouldn’t...
  • Federal judge strikes down Alabama bans on same-sex marriage

    Federal judge strikes down Alabama bans on same-sex marriage
    A federal judge struck down two Alabama laws banning same-sex marriage Friday, making it one of dozens of states where it is now legal for gays and lesbians to marry. In a 10-page decision, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade for the Southern...
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions

     Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions
    Gov. Bruce Rauner assumed the role of professor Thursday, delivering a 40-minute slideshow to business students in which he continued to paint a gloomy picture of a state "in mass deterioration" while promising his solutions will come soon. Rauner,...
  • Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?

    Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?
    By agreeing to hear four same-sex marriage cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court probably will settle the issue once and for all by the end of June. The battles in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — the four states from which the cases under...
  • The Supreme Court meets Sigmund Freud

    "How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved," Sigmund Freud wrote to his fiance in 1882. By all accounts, Martha Bernays was not a smart woman. Nor was she pretty. She was, however, unstintingly servile. The Freud family story was that Sigmund...
  • Denver baker faces discrimination complaint for refusing to write anti-gay message on cake

    A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married gay couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake with anti-gay statements? A baker...
  • Make same-sex marriage the law of the land

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, Jan. 20: The debate over same-sex marriage begins and ends with the question of whether it is a matter of equal rights and therefore protected under the Constitution. The U.S....
  • Meet the couples who will be part of history in the same-sex marriage battle

    April DeBoer never intended to be a legal pioneer, much less a public face of perhaps the most significant civil rights challenge to reach the Supreme Court in years. She and her partner just wanted to be able to adopt children as a couple. But when...
  • Supreme Court will decide gay marriage issue this term

    Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution. The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask them...
  • Supreme Court will hear same-sex marriage cases

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Friday set the stage for a long-awaited showdown over same-sex marriage, as justices agreed to hear multiple challenges to state bans on the practice. With lower appellate courts split, the high court agreed to resolve the...
  • Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre

    Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre
    For a quick lesson in how much the widespread expansion and acceptance of gay marriage has changed the culture of America, one need only stop in at A Red Orchid Theatre for "Accidentally, Like a Martyr," a play set among the mostly solitary and caustic...