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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  • Keep stays in place, state urges in two gay-marriage cases - Arkansas Online
    ... ago on rulings throwing out the state's bans on same-sex marriage. ... is unclear when Baker will rule on the ... this Court or the U.S. ...
    03/3/2015 - 5:32 am | View Link
  • WATCH: How Much Wronger Could Texas Be on Marriage? - Advocate.com
    5-Time-Married Texas Lawmaker Scrawls Complaint Against Judge who ... - AlterNet.org
    03/2/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Texas lawmaker married five times files error-filled complaint ... - Houston Chronicle
    Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban - FOXNews.com
    03/2/2015 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • The Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves Takes On ... - NPR
    ... national headlines when he struck down a ban against same-sex marriage. ... to serve in the Supreme Court of ... work together to advance the ...
    03/2/2015 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • Twist in Obamacare Supreme Court case: Weak plaintiffs - Yahoo! News
    GOP: Our plan would help people losing ObamaCare subsidies - FOXNews.com
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  • Dallas Bucks Texas on Gay FMLA Leave
    Framing the rule change as an attack on Texas' sovereignty, Paxton claimed it "places an enormous burden" on employers to decide on same-sex couple leave requests that have been made without the guidance of the U.S. Supreme Court or the 5th Circuit.
    03/30/2015 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • Texas judge puts FMLA same-sex marriage rule on hold
    In a surprise decision, Judge Reed O’Connor, from the U.S. District Court in Texas ... the states argue that the new rule violates Section 2, as well as state laws and constitutional provisions prohibiting same-sex marriage, because it requires employers ...
    03/30/2015 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • A Ruling for Same-Sex Marriage Won't End Legal Questions [LETTER]
    Given that the United States Supreme Court is now reviewing the issue of same-sex marriage and by the summer may well rule that every state must either permit same-sex marriages to be entered into or must recognize same-sex marriages validly entered in ...
    03/30/2015 - 4:41 am | View Link
  • Federal Judge Halts Labor Department Rule Expanding Same-Sex Couples' FMLA Rights
    Judge Says The issue before the court was whether the Labor Department exceeded its jurisdiction by promulgating a rule that requires states to violate the federal full faith and credit statute and state laws that prohibit recognition of same-sex marriages ...
    03/30/2015 - 2:44 am | View Link
  • Texas Court Puts a Halt on DOL Enforcement of the New FMLA Rule Extending Leave Rights to Same-Sex Couples
    A federal judge in Texas granted an injunction on Thursday that (for the time being) has stopped enforcement of the DOL’s final rule regarding the definition of spouse. Under the new rule, which was scheduled to take effect today, the FMLA would cover ...
    03/27/2015 - 7:52 am | View Link
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  • Arkansas Supreme Court won't rule today on same-sex ...
    The Arkansas Supreme Court apparently won't rule today in the challenge to the state ban on same-sex marriage. It heard oral arguments Nov. 20 and could ...
    03/29/2015 - 12:58 am | View Website
  • Court will rule on same-sex marriage (UPDATED) : SCOTUSblog
    UPDATE 7:51 p.m. The Obama administration will file a brief in the same-sex marriage cases, supporting equal access to marital rights in all of the states ...
    03/28/2015 - 3:15 am | View Website
  • 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.
    03/26/2015 - 10:34 am | View Website
  • WORLD | Court rules same-sex marriage rights trump florist ...
    A Washington state judge ruled Wednesday that a Christian flower shop owner is required under state law to provide full services for same-sex wedding ceremonies,
    02/20/2015 - 5:21 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage | MSNBC
    Amy Howe, editor of Scotusblog, tells Alex Witt what she expects to see among the first briefs in the same-sex marriage cases, and whether conservative calls for ...
    02/14/2015 - 9:10 am | View Website
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