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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

    Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional
    A Florida judge overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday, but the order only carries weight in one of the state's 67 counties, according to court records and the American Civil Liberties Union. In a 14-page ruling, Judge Luis Garcia...
  • What does gay marriage ruling mean?

    What does gay marriage ruling mean?
    We asked legal experts what the Monroe County judge's ruling means for same-sex couples contemplating marriage. How does Attorney General Pam Bondi's appeal affect the ruling? "The appeal automatically stays the decision, unless the judge lifts the...
  • Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    Florida's ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in the Florida...
  • Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough

    The Sports Xchange Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe criticized how the team responded to a six-month independent investigation into his claims of homophobic behavior in the organization. Kluwe said a...
  • Chip Scoggins: Mike Priefer fortunate to keep job

    Mike Priefer is a lucky guy today. Yes, lucky. If he worked for another employer, the Vikings special teams coordinator might be out of a job. Instead, he will only serve a three-game suspension two, if he completes certain conditions for making...
  • Couple wait for Florida to recognize their marriage

    Couple wait for Florida to recognize their marriage
    Stephanie Allen and her wife, Doris Newman, are anxiously awaiting a time when their marriage will be recognized in Florida. "It would do my heart good to feel validated in my own state," said Allen, 61, of Wilton Manors. "Plus, there are the legal...
  • Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases

    Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases
    The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals. The...
  • U.S. appeals court nullifies Okla. ban on gay marriage

    U.S. appeals court nullifies Okla. ban on gay marriage
    For the second time in less than two months, a federal appeals court panel in Denver has upheld same-sex marriage, giving gay couples another victory en route to a final decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 2-1 decision, a three-judge panel of the...
  • How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?

    How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?
    The march toward marriage equality in Florida took another step last week. Monroe County Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia properly ruled that 4.8 million voters got it wrong in 2008 with a state constitutional ban on gay marriage that was inherently...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship dispute escalates

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The Married Life Book...
  • Florida inches toward marriage equality

    Florida inches toward marriage equality
    When a state judge in Key West overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages last week, he started Florida down a legally tortuous path toward marriage equality for gays, a right 19 other states have already granted. But, legal experts say,...