WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned to same-sex marriage Friday in a big way, by agreeing to review a California ballot measure that banned it and a federal law that blocks benefits for married same-sex couples.

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    It’s apparently official, as reported on SCOTUSblog: Taking on a historic constitutional challenge with wide cultural impact, the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon agreed to hear four new cases on same-sex marriage. The Court said it would rule on ...
    04/14/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Trinidad and Tobago court says laws barring gay sex are unconstitutional
    In an online campaign, he said he wanted to challenge laws inherited while the country was under British rule. Trinidad and Tobago became ... world’s first nation to reverse a law allowing same-sex marriage. LGBT activists feared that would set a ...
    04/13/2018 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Utah GOP continues fight against election law upheld in federal appeals court
    Gene Schaerr, who represented Utah in the state's unsuccessful effort to defend its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, has been retained by ... Weiler said while he supported waiting for the 10th Circuit to rule on the party's appeal, it's time ...
    04/2/2018 - 5:20 pm | View Link
  • Court set to rule on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland
    A court is expected to issue a ruling tomorrow on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is currently the only part of the UK which does not permit marriages between people of the same sex, and does not recognise same-sex marriages from ...
    08/16/2017 - 6:30 pm | View Link
  • Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing her ...
    06/27/2017 - 5:45 pm | View Link
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  • In historic decision, Court strikes down state bans on ...
    Two years ago, Justice Anthony Kennedy joined the Court’s four more liberal Justices to strike down a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act defining “marriage,” for purposes of over a
    04/19/2018 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court rules for same-sex parents' birth ...
    Supreme Court upholds same-sex parents' birth certificate rights. An Arkansas law treats the birth mother's spouse differently, depending on gender.
    06/26/2017 - 5:53 am | View Website
  • Massachusetts Court System | Mass.gov
    The Massachusetts court system consists of the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court, the Executive Office of the Trial Court, the 7 Trial Court departments, the Massachusetts Probation Service, and the Office of Jury Commissioner.
    05/17/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended ...
    Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended from the bench for telling probate judges to defy federal orders regarding gay marriage. It's the second time Moore has been removed from the chief justice job for defiance of federal courts - the first time in 2003 for refusing to ...
    10/1/2016 - 8:47 am | View Website
  • Court finds Virginia school's transgender bathroom rule ...
    A policy barring a transgender student from using the boys' restrooms at his Virginia high school is discriminatory, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
    04/19/2016 - 1:36 pm | View Website
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