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.

  • Law Professor: National Same-Sex Marriage 'Overwhelmingly Probable' ... - Huffington Post
    Court turned down petitions from five states in three different circuits which effectively made same-sex ... that the Justices will rule at least
    12/17/2014 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Broward judge invalidates Florida’s gay-marriage ban, grants ... - Miami Herald
    A banner year for LGBT equality - MSNBC
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    ... be lost, and he replied, " When rule is ... Court refused to get involved in the national debate over same-sex marriage leaving intact lower ...
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  • Barney Frank Discusses Fear Of Chris Christie, Distaste For Jon ... - Huffington Post
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  • Fla. same sex marriage issue heats up
    The battle over same sex marriage is heating up. Court clerks across Florida have been warned they could go to jail if they issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. The warning comes as the country's highest court is set to rule whether a ban on gay marriage should be lifted in the sunshine state.
    12/17/2014 - 6:17 pm | View Link
  • Idaho to take same-sex marriage case to Court
    Idaho’s governor today asked the Supreme Court to wait to act on new same-sex marriage cases until after officials from his state can file an appeal, early next month. If the Court accepts the suggestion, that could slow down the process of setting up review of the constitutional dispute during the current Term. The Idaho […]
    12/17/2014 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • Justice Thomas to Consider Extending Hold on Fla. Marriages
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has seemed amenable to similar requests in other states, so marriage equality may not be quite so imminent in Florida. read more
    12/17/2014 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • Florida asks highest court to block gay marriage
    Florida's attorney general asks the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay.
    12/15/2014 - 5:44 pm | View Link
  • WAITING TO WED: Jan. 6 could be a landmark day for local same sex couples
    This time last year, Timothy Stark and Joey McCoy got engaged before a concert in Birmingham, Ala. They met while working together in Destin and will celebrate two years of dating this weekend.  “It's exciting — we're looking at buying a house and building a life together,” McCoy said.   However, what comes after the engagement for same-sex couples like Timothy and Joey is more complicated since ...
    12/15/2014 - 8:47 am | View Link
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  • Supreme Court to Review Louisiana Case That Upheld State's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
    The Supreme Court of the United States will review a ruling handed down by U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman, who was the first federal judge to rule against marriage ... Court met and refused to review any same-sex marriage cases, leading to a flurry ...
    12/16/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Anti-gay marriage pastor pickets federal court with horse because 'it's as ridiculous as same-sex marriage'
    While gay marriage advocates have enjoyed the upper hand in the courts since then, the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in November became the first to rule the other way in upholding state bans on same-sex marriage. That decision was ...
    12/15/2014 - 4:29 am | View Link
  • Ohio asks U.S. Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of gay marriage bans
    Both focus on what is usually called the “recognition” issue: same-sex couples who already are married ... the state urged the Justices to rule only on the Fourteenth Amendment question. Because the Full Faith and Credit Clause issue, the state ...
    12/14/2014 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • US: Louisiana asks US Supreme Court to rule in same-sex marriage
    In an unusual move, the US state of Louisiana has asked the Supreme Court to hear arguments around a same-sex marriage lawsuit, before a federal appeals court has ruled. The request was filed by attorney Kyle Duncan this week, asking the US SUpreme Court ...
    12/4/2014 - 11:21 am | 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 - 7:39 am | View Link
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  • Should courts decide on same-sex marriage rules? : Lincoln ...
    Opponents of same-sex marriage had the high hand in 2000, when Nebraska voters overwhelmingly supported banning gay marriage in the state.
    11/17/2014 - 6:48 pm | View Website
  • Federal appeals court rules against same-sex marriage in 2 ...
    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 decision against legalizing same-sex marriage, and in favor of Ohio's and other states' bans on gay marriage.
    11/6/2014 - 11:59 am | View Website
  • Court Rules No Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit overruled court decisions that had struck down state laws defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
    11/5/2014 - 6:55 pm | View Website
  • Missouri ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, court ...
    (Reuters) - Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a St. Louis circuit judge ruled on Wednesday, adding momentum to efforts in states ...
    11/5/2014 - 6:27 pm | View Website
  • Constitution Check: Do the federal courts lack the ...
    THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “I do not think the federal courts have…jurisdiction to decide any pure gay marriage cases under current law. The reason for ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:54 am | View Website
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