Court To Rule On Same-sex Marriage

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.

  • Federal judge strikes down South Carolina's same-sex marriage - UPI
    In defense of marriage and the rule of law — The importance of ... - Layman Online
    11/12/2014 - 12:56 pm | View Link
  • Gay marriage wins in Kansas, South Carolina - Reuters
    South Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down by Federal Judge; ... - ABC News
    11/12/2014 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • Harold Hamm's Billion Dollar Divorce And The IRS -
    1984, it reversed a Supreme Court case ... that the tax-free division rule only ... When unmarried couples (same sex or otherwise) divide ...
    11/11/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Volokh Conspiracy: Obamacare and gay marriage — the missing link - Washington Post
    Act is before the Supreme Court in ... between the pending ACA case and a likely same-sex marriage case this ... grounds for the way they may ...
    11/11/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • Constitution Check: Does the new Obamacare challenge have anything ... - Yahoo! News
    Supreme Court’s decision to rule on ... next for same-sex marriage? 10 essential facts as same-sex marriage heads toward the Supreme Court ...
    11/11/2014 - 7:32 am | View Link
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  • Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office told a federal judge Friday that he should not consider blocking the state from enforcing its gay-marriage ban until the state Supreme Court weighs in, while the American Civil Liberties Union argued same-sex couples suffer legal harm if the judge delays a decision.
    10/31/2014 - 8:41 pm | View Link
  • Judge questions arguments against same-sex marriage during hearing
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A federal judge appeared skeptical of arguments against allowing same-sex marriage to proceed in Kansas during a Friday hearing that pitted two same-sex couples against the Kansas Attorney General's Office.
    10/31/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex ruling shakes up Charlotte churches
    Last month’s federal court ruling making same-sex marriage legal in North Carolina is causing ripples and waves in houses of worship across the state.
    10/30/2014 - 5:55 pm | View Link
  • Constitution Check: Do the federal courts lack the authority to rule on same-sex marriage?
    Lyle Denniston, the constitutional literacy adviser for the National Constitution Center, looks at a new development in the same-sex marriage lawsuits that could bar federal courts from deciding the issue
    10/30/2014 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Texas, Louisiana Marriage Bans Finally Headed to Court — Next Year
    A federal appeals court will hear cases challenging bans on same-sex marriage in Texas and Louisiana January 5. read more
    10/28/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
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  • US Supreme Court Denies Stay Halting Same-Sex Marriages in South Carolina
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson had stated last month that "until the courts rule on the matter, South Carolina will seek to uphold our state constitution." Same-sex marriages, then, are expected to begin legally in South Carolina.
    11/20/2014 - 8:08 pm | View Link
  • The Supreme Court could rule on same-sex marriage next year. Here's what you need to know.
    When the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on November 6 upheld four states' same-sex marriage bans, it created a rift between the federal appeals courts over whether states should be required to marry gay and lesbian couples — a split only the Supreme ...
    11/20/2014 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Gay marriage news: Michigan couple asks Supreme Court to rule on ban
    A same-sex couple who challenged Michigan’s gay marriage ban is ... April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that the law violates the constitution. U.S. District Judge Benard Friedman originally ruled the ban ...
    11/18/2014 - 10:26 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court will likely rule on national gay marriage rights next year
    WASHINGTON — A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the Supreme Court. The couple’s plea to be allowed to marry was being filed Monday. It asks the justices to hold that state laws ...
    11/17/2014 - 9:20 am | View Link
  • Michael Premo commentary: Should court ruling to uphold Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage stand? No
    Nelson. That case, challenging Minnesota’s refusal to grant a marriage license to a same-sex couple, was denied review by the Supreme Court on the basis of a lack of “substantial federal question.” Yet, four other federal appeals courts found no such ...
    11/16/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Link
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  • Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decisions Create New Rules ...
    The Supreme Court's decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") and California's Proposition 8 change the rules for employee benefit plans.
    11/12/2014 - 7:15 pm | View Website
  • Florida AG now wants state Supreme Court to rule on same ...
    If the state Supreme Court takes up the two cases, it’s unclear how soon it would rule. The high court would likely require both sides to submit legal briefs and ...
    10/14/2014 - 3:46 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court refuses to rule on same-sex marriage | Fox17
    (CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for legal same-sex marriages in five more states. The court refused to hear cases from the states ...
    10/6/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • Same-sex marriage gets tacit victory from Supreme Court ...
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for legal same-sex marriages in five more states.
    10/6/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court to Stay Out of Same-Sex Marriage Debate as ...
    The Supreme Court announced Monday it is staying out of the same-sex marriage debate — at least for now — rejecting requests from five states to ...
    10/6/2014 - 11:05 am | View Website
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