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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 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...
  • Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples

    Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples
    Most legally married same-sex couples will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks leave to care for an ailing spouse regardless of whether the state in which they live recognizes their marriage under a rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Labor. The...
  • Does the Supreme Court care that Americans support gay marriage?

    WASHINGTON As Noah Rothman of the conservative blog Hot Air put it Friday, polls show that "gay marriage is so popular that even Republicans are coming around." A new CNN/ORC poll found that 63 percent of Americans side with gay and lesbian couples on...
  • 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...