Defense of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON (AP) — A discussion by Supreme Court justices about walking away from a case challenging California’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage offers a rare glimpse at the court’s opaque internal workings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme Court turned Wednesday to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents legally married gays from collecting federal benefits generally available to straight married couples.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flag-waving and sign-carrying supporters and opponents of gay marriage staked out their own pieces of sidewalk Tuesday as they massed outside the Supreme Court for the first of two days of arguments in cases involving gay marriage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court can choose from a wide array of outcomes in ruling on California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The federal law is known by the shorthand DOMA.
Most 12-year-old kids might spend their free time watching TV or hanging out with friends. But not Daniel Martinez-Leffew. Daniel was adopted by gay dads and has sent a video to Justice John Roberts urging marriage equality.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Republicans, retired military leaders and U.S. businesses are among the factions ready to ask the Supreme Court to support marriage equality in two cases up for argument next month.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional a section of federal law that only recognizes male-female marriages.
A military spouse who was rejected for membership to the Association of Bragg Officers’ Spouses, on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, believes the club changed its rules to keep her out. Listen to KFWB legal analyst Royal Oakes discuss the matter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.
NEW YORK (AP) – A federal appeals court in Manhattan has become the second in the nation to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued […]