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Texas AG: Gay Marriage Ban in State's Interest

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."

Wyoming Judge Lets Gay Marriage Lawsuit Continue

By Mead Gruver | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A state judge declined Tuesday to either summarily rule on the constitutionality of a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman or suspend a lawsuit challenging the law.

Wyoming Judge Weighs Immediate Gay Marriage Ruling

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A Wyoming judge is about to decide whether to immediately rule against a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman.

Gay Marriage Supporters Push for Quick NC Ruling

By Michael Biesecker | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional.

US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

By Michael Felberbaum | Monday Jul 28, 2014
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

Briefs Piling Up in Gay Marriage Rulings Appeals

Friday Jul 25, 2014
At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

Thursday Jul 24, 2014
Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

By Kevin Burbach | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

Appeal Court Asked to Unblock Florida Gay Marriage

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Attorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple have turned to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.