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Texas AG: Counties Should Wait To Issue Marriage Licenses If Gay Marriage Is Legalized

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.

06/25/2015

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Gay Marriage Bill Faces Setback After Deadline Passes

A bill widely backed by Texas Republicans to stop gay marriage regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules this summer is dead for now.

05/15/2015

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Texas Attorney General Argues Gay Couple’s Marriage Is Void

Attorney General Ken Paxton says the marriage license given to two Austin women should be invalidated because they took advantage of what he calls a legal loophole.

02/20/2015

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Federal Judge Rules Texas Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage, but is leaving it in place pending a ruling by an appeals court later this year.

02/26/2014

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Alliance Defending Freedom Lawyers: Gay Marriage Harms Children

Lawyers who are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that overturned Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage said in a court filing Monday that legalizing gay marriage would harm children, undermine society and make traditional marriages unstable.

02/24/2014

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La. Gay Marriage Lawsuit Filed

Four gay married couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Louisiana Constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.

02/12/2014

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Okla. Lawmakers Propose Ban On All Marriages In Response To Gay Marriage Rulings

Oklahoma lawmakers are considering legislation to ban all marriages in the state, if only as a move to keep same-sex marriage illegal while satisfying the U.S. Constitution.

01/27/2014

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Texas National Guard Refusing To Process Same-Sex Benefits Requests

The Texas National Guard is refusing to process requests for benefits submitted by same-sex couples because of the state constitution’s definition of marriage.

09/03/2013

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Texas Supreme Court To Consider Whether State Has Jurisdiction Over Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality of the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.

08/24/2013

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Gay Rights Supporters Cheer After High Court’s Ruling

Supporters of same-sex marriage cheered as others wept openly after the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down federal law defining the marriage union as one between a man and a woman.

06/26/2013

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