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Governor Fallin Should Take Remedial Civics Course

Recently, the Supreme Court refused to take up the appeals of numerous states who were suing to have Circuit Court of Appeals decisions overturned.  This meant that, in Oklahoma and a few other states, restrictions on same-gender marriage were now illegal. 303 more words

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Alaska: Supreme Court Equal Marriage Victory - State Stay Denied

“(ORDER LIST: 574 U.S.)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
ORDER IN PENDING CASE
14A413 PARNELL, GOV. OF AK, ET AL. V. HAMBY, MATTHEW, ET AL.
The application for stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied”. 229 more words

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Alaska: Gay Marriages Stopped by Appeals Court

In Alaska yesterday, the hopes of many same-sex couples were dashed again when the US 9th Court of Appeals granted a temporary stay, requested by Governor Sean Parnell,  on gay marriage. 94 more words

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Alaska: Judge Upholds Equal Marriage - Denies Stay

Yesterday, US District Court judge, Timothy Burgess, who struck down the same-sex marriage ban in Alaska as unconstitutional last Sunday, has allowed same-sex marriage to continue, and denied a request for a stay requested by the governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell. 218 more words

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Judge overturns Alaska's same-sex marriage ban

(CNN) — In 1998, Alaska became the first of two states to pass a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

On Sunday, a federal judge overturned the 16-year ban, saying the Constitution guarantees equal protection to all. 494 more words

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The Christian right goes into meltdown

NEW YORK — The US Supreme Court delivered a tacit victory for advocates of gay marriage on Monday, refusing to hear appeals on whether individual states can ban marriage between same-sex couples. 656 more words

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McTaggart Welcomes Equal Marriage Bill for England and Wales

Anne McTaggart MSP has welcomed the equal marriage bill for England and Wales passing its final stage, stating that It’s time for Scotland to do likewise… 268 more words