Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Issue

The U.S. Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage on Friday when it agreed to take up California's ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples. Iowans on both sides of the issue reacted with equal measure of excitement and trepidation.

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  • Challengers of Gay Marriage Bans Rush Appeals - NBCNews.com
    Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal - ABC News
    11/14/2014 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex couples petition Supreme Court on right to marriage - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Charles R. Schroeder: Berger, Tillis need to let go of same-sex ... - Raleigh News & Observer
    11/14/2014 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas hints at split - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Same-sex couples plan mass wedding in Kansas on Monday - Yahoo! News
    11/14/2014 - 5:09 am | View Link
  • Clarence Thomas Rebukes Supreme Court for Refusing to Hear Gay ... - REASON Online
    Did Justice Clarence Thomas Just Give the Supreme Court an Epic ... - Gay.com
    11/13/2014 - 7:13 am | View Link
  • Thomas hints at court split on gay marriage review - Seattle Times
    Thomas Hints at Court Split on Gay Marriage Review - ABC News
    11/13/2014 - 6:15 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Gaming Out the End of the Gay-Marriage Fight
    Evan Wolfson and Ted Olson aren't pleased with the Supreme Court's decision not to make marriage equality the law of the land, but they're ready to keep fighting.
    10/29/2014 - 5:56 pm | View Link
  • Next big fight over health overhaul? Supreme Court gets first look at Obama law's subsidies
    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.
    10/29/2014 - 3:44 pm | View Link
  • Health overhaul's subsidies at Supreme Court
    Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law. Some of the same players who mounted ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • Most Americans Back Supreme Court on Gay Marriage -- Including in the Affected States
    Most Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support the recent U.S. Supreme Court action allowing gay marriages to go forward in several states ??? including a bare majority in the 11 states in which such marriages have begun in the past week and...
    10/17/2014 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • Florida asks for state Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage
    By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi requested on Monday that the state Supreme Court be allowed to decide whether same-sex couples can marry within its jurisdiction. The move marks a change of course after she asked to delay any court decision in Florida until the U.S. Supreme Court decided the constitutional issue. The Supreme Court last week declined to hear ...
    10/13/2014 - 11:18 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Will Supreme Court be swayed by a gay-marriage 'tipping point'?
    As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear a challenge to bans on gay marriage, some are pointing to a number. No more than 15 states will have gay-marriage bans in place if the court takes up the question, and some suggest that number could play ...
    11/26/2014 - 1:44 am | View Link
  • Schuette urges US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case
    LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and supporters of gay marriage have at least one thing in common: They want the nation’s highest court to use a Michigan case to settle the legality of same-sex nuptials. Since 1983, the Grand Rapids ...
    11/25/2014 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Michigan AG urges U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case
    LANSING, Mich. — Attorney General Bill Schuette and supporters of gay marriage have at least one thing in common: They want the U.S. Supreme Court to use a Michigan case to settle the legality of same-sex marriage. Schuette’s office filed a legal brief ...
    11/25/2014 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Mississippi Supreme Court Sets Date to Hear Its First Same-Sex Divorce Case
    The state Supreme Court in Mississippi, where same-sex marriage is not recognized, will hear arguments Jan. 21, 2015, from a woman who has asked the state to recognize her gay marriage so that she can be granted a divorce. Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana ...
    11/24/2014 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • In Louisiana gay marriage case, plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeal of federal district court ruling
    The plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage filed a petition Thursday asking the Supreme Court to hear their appeal. U.S. district court judge Martin Feldman upheld the state's ban in a ruling in September, which ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:22 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Supreme Court Delivers Tacit Win to Gay Marriage
    Protesters outside the Supreme Court. Opponents of same-sex marriage expressed frustration. Alex Wong/Getty Images . Should the court then take up a same ...
    11/22/2014 - 7:58 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court Declines to Hear Gay Marriage Cases, for Now ...
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear appeals from five states of appellate court rulings striking down state marriage laws. The decision to not ...
    10/6/2014 - 7:33 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court dodges gay marriage, allowing weddings in ...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that ...
    10/6/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court won't hear gay marriage appeals
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and ...
    10/6/2014 - 3:09 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Cases In New Term ...
    The court's refusal of all the petitions related to bans on gay marriage means that the appeals courts' decisions allowing gay marriage can now take effect.
    10/6/2014 - 10:58 am | View Website
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