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.

  • Analysis: Mississippi LGBT Law Faces More Court Scrutiny
    The panel did not rule on whether the law violates the constitutional prohibition ... In May 2016, the Washington-based Family Research Council, which opposes same-sex marriage, gave Bryant an award for signing the bill. "Targeted by those who wish to ...
    06/25/2017 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to Rule on Religious Rights; Retirement Rumor
    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on several closely-watched cases this week as ... including the 2015 ruling that declared same-sex marriage is a constitutional right nationwide. His retirement would give President Trump his second Supreme Court ...
    06/25/2017 - 7:28 am | View Link
  • US high court looks to travel ban ruling and a possible retirement
    One of those decisions could come Monday, if the nine justices are prepared to rule on a White House challenge to lower ... It was Kennedy who wrote the decision establishing a constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. Speculation about a ...
    06/24/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Court clears Mississippi LGBT objections law; appeal likely
    The 5th Circuit panel did not rule on whether the law is constitutional ... to cite religious objections to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and would protect merchants who refuse services to LGBT people.
    06/22/2017 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Court Lifts Injunction on Mississippi Law Seen as Anti-LGBT
    ... have married same-sex couples and same-sex couples seeking to marry, did not have standing to bring the lawsuit. "None of these plaintiffs has clearly shown an injury-in-fact," said the panel, which did not rule on the merits of the law. The ...
    06/21/2017 - 9:34 pm | View Link
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  • In re Marriage Cases
    In re Marriage Cases, 183 P.3d 384 (Cal. 2008) was a California Supreme Court case where the court held that laws treating classes of persons differently based on ...
    06/19/2017 - 3:52 am | View Website
  • Same Sex Marriage
    State and federal law concerning same-sex marriage, or gay marriage, has a relatively brief history, beginning with the first lawsuit seeking legal recognition of a
    06/18/2017 - 2:45 pm | View Website
  • Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, first in ...
    Taiwan's constitutional court declared on Wednesday that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, sparking celebration by ...
    05/24/2017 - 7:58 am | View Website
  • Taiwan's high court paves the way for same-sex marriage, a ...
    Demonstrators gather in support of legalizing same-sex marriage after hearing the constitutional court ruling outside the Taiwan parliament building.
    05/24/2017 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage ...
    The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.
    05/23/2017 - 11:08 pm | View Website
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