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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

NJ Governor Chris Christie

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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Listen to recording of Supreme Court DOMA hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.

03/26/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Court could avoid ruling on gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it could find a way out of the case over California’s ban on same-sex marriage without issuing a major national ruling on whether gays have a right to marry.

03/26/2013

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Scholars weigh impact of gay marriage on religious rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Supreme Court prepares to consider two gay marriage cases this week, scholars are weighing the impact the justices’ ruling may have on religious rights.

03/24/2013

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Wide range of potential outcomes on 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.

03/23/2013

12-year-old’s letter to Chief Justice Roberts

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.

03/22/2013

Poll: Calif. support of gay marriage at 61 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A record 61 percent of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry, according to a poll released Thursday.

02/28/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Big push to support gay marriage at high court

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.

02/26/2013

President Barack Obama

Justices asked to void marriage law provision

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional a section of federal law that only recognizes male-female marriages.

02/23/2013

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