Gay marriage

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Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Same-sex couples rushed to Michigan county clerk’s offices Saturday to get hitched a day after a judge overturned the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage, and several hundred managed to do so […]

03/22/2014

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Methodists end minister’s NY same-sex wedding case

NEW YORK (AP) — The United Methodist Church has dropped its case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex marriage. The Rev. Thomas Ogletree says he’s grateful his […]

03/10/2014

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San Diego County clerk seeks end to gay marriages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages.    Ernest Dronenburg Jr. urged the state high court to immediately halt same-sex weddings while it […]

07/20/2013

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Gay marriage opponents ask court to intervene

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Less than 24 hours after California started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, lawyers for the sponsors of the state’s gay marriage ban filed an emergency motion Saturday asking the […]

06/29/2013

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Same-sex couples line up to marry in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Dozens of couples in jeans, shorts, white dresses and the occasional military uniform filled San Francisco City Hall on Saturday as clerks resumed issuing marriage licenses one day after a federal […]

06/29/2013

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Gay couples could see windfalls from court action

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Accountants and tax lawyers are encouraging married same-sex couples to apply now for tax refunds, Social Security benefits and other financial perks of marriage they may have been denied under the federal law that prohibits the federal government from recognizing gay and lesbian unions.

03/09/2013