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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings

    A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The order Wednesday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Equal protection protests lead to arrests at NC legislature

    More demonstrators at the North Carolina Legislative Building were arrested Wednesday after advocating equal protections for gays, immigrants and the uninsured in the wake of last week's Supreme Court rulings. General Assembly police placed six...
  • Letter: Same-sex marriage ruling was 'judicial tyranny'

    Letter: Same-sex marriage ruling was 'judicial tyranny'
    Five unelected judges took it upon themselves to redefine the institution of marriage in a 5-to-4 decision last week, arguing that it would be a violation of the Constitution's equal protection clause to bar same-sex couples from marrying. The...
  • NASCAR flags, states' rights and bears: Letters

    NASCAR flags, states' rights and bears: Letters
    NASCAR's flag ban I laughed when I saw the title of the Sentinel's Sunday editorial, "Rebel flag shouldn't wave over land of free." The irony of that statement apparently was lost on the Editorial Board staff. But more important, lost on the staff...
  • Gay marriage availability unclear in 2 Arkansas counties

    Five days after a landmark high court ruling, at least two Arkansas counties had not issued same-sex marriage licenses as clerks with religious and moral objections decide whether to comply with state and federal orders. The majority of Arkansas counties...
  • Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

     Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license
    A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine...
  • Marriage equality is just the beginning

    Marriage equality is just the beginning
    I am proud to live in a country where marriage equality is the law of the land and look forward to the day when lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens have full and equal rights in every state with regard to employment and service. — Kathy...
  • Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom

    Gay marriage is not an attack on religious freedom
    The loud protests by certain people against the Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage are completely specious because there are no direct victims harmed by this ruling. The mere fact that some religious groups oppose the idea is not a...
  • Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws

    Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections. Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...
  • From gay marriage to polygamy?

    From gay marriage to polygamy?
    If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered. After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, conservative critics spotted sister wives on the horizon. "Polygamy, here we come!" tweeted...
  • More clerks to issue licenses as Hood and Bryant split

    Seven Mississippi circuit clerks who had been delaying marriage licenses for same-sex couples say their concerns are eased following a Wednesday meeting with staff members for Attorney General Jim Hood. They say they will join most other counties and...