| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A federal judge in Tulsa struck down Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday but suspended his decision while it's appealed to higher courts.
The ruling is the latest in a series of legal victories for same-sex marriage proponents around the...
| Dec 25, 2013
Today is the day Christians around the world celebrate one of the central miracles of the New Testament: the birth of God's son on Earth. Since then, the "miracle" bar has been lowered and the label has been secularized, attached by the media to all...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Same-sex marriage is picking up steam in the courts. A federal judge ordered Ohio on Monday to recognize gay marriages on death certificates, but used broad language that could be cited to mount a broader challenge to the law barring such unions.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The federal judge who threw out Utah’s ban on same-sex marriages has refused a state request to block gay weddings while the matter is taken to a high court.
U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby on Monday denied a request by the state that...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge of Salt Lake City didn't know they were going to get married on Friday.
They didn’t even have the time to tell anyone. Wood was so frazzled she almost forgot to grab her driver’s license before heading to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A federal judge on Friday struck down Utah's same-sex marriage ban, making the state where the powerful Mormon Church has fought gay marriage the latest front in the legal battle over marriage rights.
In a 53-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Robert J....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Utah, one of the most conservative states on the issue of gay rights, found itself the latest front in the battle over same-sex marriage when a federal judge Friday struck down its ban on such unions. Officials said they would seek an emergency stay while...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON – They’re not perfect measures of public interest, but the year-end roundups released by tech giants Google, Twitter and Facebook do provide some insight into the online political curiosity of the nation.
Of the year’s...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The last year marked a number of milestones for the gay marriage movement, as it adds to its list of legal and legislative victories, earning approval from a majority of Americans along the way.
The two largest victories came from the Supreme Court in...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Add North Carolina, part of the nation's traditional Bible Belt, to states trying to figure out how to deal with same-sex marriage following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that threw out portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:08 AM
PEN American Center’s report “Chilling Effects,” officially released Tuesday morning, offers some disturbing data about the effect of government surveillance on free expression and self-censorship in the literary world. Of more than...