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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

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

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