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Federal Judge Says Kentucky Must Recognize Gay Marriage

A federal judge in Kentucky issued a final ruling that struck down parts of the state’s 2004 ban on gay marriage and requires the state to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. 122 more words

Gay Rights

▶ Nun sentenced to 35 months in prison for antinuclear peace protest

Nun sentenced: Along with Sister Megan Rice (an octogenarian nun), a federal judge sentenced two other protesters to more than five years, after the three broke into a high-security, nuclear weapons complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. 813 more words

Human Rights