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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

A group of Texas county commissioners accidentally voted unanimously to approve monetary slavery reparations for American-Americans whose ancestors were enslaved in the U.S. (Credit: Thinkstock)

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

People hold a giant rainbow flag during a demonstration to support gay rights. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Opponents of same-sex marriage hold signs in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on March 26, 2013 as the court hears arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Okla. House Approves Resolution To Reaffirm Marriage Between A Man, Woman

Weighing in on the recently energized debate around gay marriage, the Oklahoma House approved a resolution without opposition Monday to reaffirm marriage as a union between a man and a woman and support the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

04/09/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘This Is A Very Unsettling Time In Our Nation’s History’

Gov. Rick Perry rallied opponents of gay marriage and abortion on Tuesday, calling for support for what he called traditional values on the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard a challenge to California’s ban on gay marriage.

03/27/2013

Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant stated that a black couple should be allowed marriage at a Baptist church - but not gay couples.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mississippi Gov: Black Couple Can Marry, Not Gays

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday it is “unfortunate” that a predominantly white church in the state wouldn’t allow a black couple to get married in its sanctuary.

08/02/2012

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