Same-sex marriage

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

Supreme Court Justices

Court to hear gay marriage cases

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.

12/07/2012

Man demoted for Facebook comments wins case

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s High Court has ruled that a Christian was unfairly demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook. Adrian Smith was stripped of his management position with the Trafford Housing […]

11/16/2012

Catholic bishops stay course on gay marriage fight

BALTIMORE (AP) – The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops say they won’t change their strategy on gay marriage or birth control coverage despite the outcome of the election. Bishops have been in the forefront of opposing […]

11/12/2012

Chick-fil-A chief: 'We support Biblical families'

THOMASTON, Ga. (AP) – Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy voiced his support for “Biblical families” in one of his first interviews since his earlier comments caused controversy regarding gay marriage. Cathy told Atlanta TV station WXIA […]

10/03/2012

Archbishop urges defense of teachings on marriage

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – The archbishop of Newark is urging more than 1 million Roman Catholics in northern New Jersey – especially Catholic politicians – to defend marriage against those he says would “deconstruct or […]

09/26/2012

Minn. Catholic bishops seek marriage fight donors

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s Roman Catholic bishops are urging churchgoers to donate money for television ads in support of a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. The Star Tribune reports that a letter […]

09/26/2012

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