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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Gay couples ask a federal judge to direct probate court to issue marriage licenses

    Confusion reigns in Alabama over gay marriage, days after the first same-sex wedding licenses were issued in the Deep South state. Probate judges say it's been a bewildering week of conflicting signals whether to issue those licenses or not. Probate...
  • Kansas Regents to study how legalization of same-sex marriage could affect universities

    The Kansas Board of Regents has appointed a committee to study how legalization of same-sex marriage could affect state universities. Regent Fred Logan said Wednesday he expects the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a ruling that will "at a minimum" require...
  • Oklahoma House OKs bill for ministers to refuse gay marriage

    The Oklahoma House has approved legislation that grants immunity from civil liability to ministers who refuse to officiate a same-sex marriage. House members voted 88-7 Thursday for the bill by Republican Rep. David Brumbaugh. The measure now goes to the...
  • Former Moore County magistrate files lawsuit challenging mandate to perform same-sex marriage

    One former and one current magistrate have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina court officials, claiming that being forced to preside over same-sex marriages violates their religious freedoms. Media outlets report Charlie Smoak, who was a Moore County...
  • Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: Feb. 10 Northeast Mississippi Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi, on the Panama route: Few people would have predicted when Northeast Mississippi's regionwide industrialization began after World War II that a...
  • Summary of recent Alabama newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Feb. 9 Anniston (Alabama) Star on Roy Moore: Alabamians were reminded late Sunday of just whom a majority of state voters elected as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2012. Roy Moore is an...
  • Misusing the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage

    Misusing the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage
    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has a unique legal mind. He could say, like Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat, "I'm not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours." Moore, whose reality comes out of a musty corner of the...
  • Not all Alabama counties handing out gay marriage licenses, prompting another legal fight

    Same-sex marriage spread farther across Alabama on Tuesday as more courthouses issued licenses to gays and lesbians, yet some counties still defied a federal judge's order, so couples took their fight back to court. The dispute and confusion headed...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Obama hypocrisy on gay marriage was ethical

    Surprise! It turns out Barack Obama supported marriage equality the whole time. Well, not much of a surprise. Close political observers strongly suspected all along that he supported same-sex marriage. But advisers dissuaded him from taking that position...
  • Most Alabama counties still block same-sex marriage; court hearing set

    A federal judge ordered a hearing for Thursday to deal with the confusing world of matrimony in Alabama after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block gay marriage and the state’s top judge ordered probate judges to ignore the federal system’...
  • Mo. Supreme Court rules against lower court's dismissal of gay divorce case

    ST. LOUIS The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a St. Louis County circuit judge erred in dismissing the divorce case of two St. Louis men, ordering the lower court to again take up the case. But the Supreme Court ruling has no broader...