Gay Marriage

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Plaintiffs Seek Attorneys' Fees in Wyo. Gay Marriage Lawsuit

Plaintiffs who were successful in legalizing same-sex marriage in Wyoming are now seeking to recover nearly $95,000 in attorney's fees and costs.

Same-Sex Couples Married in Michigan Celebrate Anniversaries

FAMILY | Mar 23
Families and friends gathered Sunday in four Michigan counties to celebrate the anniversary of about 300 same-sex couples who wed last year during a brief legal window as a result of a challenge to Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriages.

Puerto Rico Seeks To Recognize, Allow Gay Marriages

Puerto Rico's Justice Department announced Friday that it will not defend the U.S. territory's laws banning gay marriage in a major turnaround for the socially conservative island that surprised many.

Alabama Probate Judge Asks Court to Amend Gay Marriage Order

A probate judge is asking the Alabama Supreme Court to concede that gay couples can marry in Alabama if the U.S. Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional later this year.

Federal Judge Won't Stay Order in Alabama Gay-Marriage Case

A federal judge is not backing off her order to an Alabama probate judge that he must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Ethics Panel: Arizona Judges Can't Refuse Gay Weddings

NATIONAL | By Paul Davenport | Mar 17
Arizona judges who perform wedding ceremonies are being told that they cannot turn away gay couples who want to marry.

Few Top GOP Officials Back Same-Sex Marriage at High Court

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Mar 16
The partisan divide over same-sex marriage among top elected officials remains stark, with Democrats overwhelmingly on record in favor and Republicans mostly silent so far.

In Far-Flung US Territories, Gay Marriage Hasn't Arrived

NATIONAL | By David Crary | Mar 15
While more than 70 percent of U.S. states now allow same-sex marriage, the waves of change have yet to reach America's far-flung and socially conservative territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.

New Poll: Voter Support for Gay Marriage at All-Time High

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 10
A new poll from NBC and the Wall Street Journal revealed Monday that voter support for same-sex marriage is at an all time high.

Ill. Joins Other States in Filing Supreme Court Brief Favoring Gay Marriage

Illinois has joined a group of states filing arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution requires approval of same-sex marriage nationwide.

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