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Same Sex Couples Fight Extended Legal Stays

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Pointing to an “avalanche” of court rulings, attorneys for same-sex couples have asked a federal appeals court to reject Attorney General Pam Bondi’s attempt to at least temporarily extend Florida’s ban on gay marriage. 202 more words


The Daily Takedown:: Mississippi Overturns Same Sex Marriage Ban

In historic news yesterday, Federal judge Carlton Reeves ruled the same sex marriage ban in the state of Mississippi unconstitutional. Here’s his explanation into why he came to this conclusion. 245 more words

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Montana marriage ban overturned; licenses granted

And the walls keep tumbling down.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the state gay marriage ban in Montana, one of the last states to continue defending its ban despite rulings in favor of same-sex marriage from appeals courts that oversee them.

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Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Kansas

Follow-up on the story posted the other day…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said same-sex marriages can go ahead in Kansas in a decision that the state insists applies to only two counties.

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AG Schmidt defends gay marriage ban in state court

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the Kansas Supreme Court to preserve the state’s gay-marriage ban ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the policy. 124 more words


South Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

I think we LGBT folk need to support these judges who rule in our favor the next time we’re called upon to vote for them. They are clearly the kind of people we want on the bench. 76 more words

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Federal judge strikes down SC gay marriage ban

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down South Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage.

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel on Wednesday ruled against the state’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. 119 more words