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A high-profile challenge of Virginia’s gay marriage ban

(Undated) – The high-profile team that brought down California’s prohibition on same-sex marriage has joined a challenge of Virginia’s constitutional ban on gay marriages. David Boies and Theodore B. Olson announced Monday they have joined […]

09/30/2013

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Poll: Californians worry about crime, early inmate releases; support gay marriage, legal marijuana

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California shows voters are concerned about public safety as a court battle continues over reducing the state’s prison population. Nearly half […]

09/25/2013

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Opponents want Calif. court to stop gay weddings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage on Friday demanded that the California Supreme Court immediately halt same-sex marriages recently resumed in the nation’s largest state after a 9-year legal battle. ProtectMarriage, the group […]

07/12/2013

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Justice Kennedy denies motion to halt gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the nation’s most populous state. Kennedy turned away […]

06/30/2013

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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

Bert and Ernie mark DOMA decision on New Yorker cover

Referring to this week’s landmark Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, the new cover of The New Yorker features famous “are they or aren’t they” couple Bert and Ernie of “Sesame Street” snuggled up on […]

06/28/2013

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Chick-fil-a president deletes gay marriage remark

ATLANTA (AP) — The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing Supreme Court rulings. Dan Cathy posted a comment Wednesday on Twitter […]

06/28/2013

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NJ governor: Gay marriage ruling a ‘bad decision’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling erasing part of a federal anti-gay marriage law was a “bad decision” and an example of “judicial supremacy.” In January, […]

06/27/2013

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Gay rights supporters erupt in cheers over ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits […]

06/26/2013

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Court inaction could return gay marriage to Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s forthcoming ruling in a gay rights case from California is likely to bring same-sex marriages back to the state.

03/28/2013

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