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The attorney for a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce says his client's case is on a parallel track to the efforts in federal court to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.
The experience of a Florida gay married couple shows that when it comes to government bureaucracies, the left hand doesn't necessarily know what the right fist is doing.
A Republican justice on the Ohio Supreme Court says the legal obstacles facing his lesbian daughter, her partner and their two children have made him view the state's protections for same-sex couples and their families as inadequate.
As gay rights activists celebrate a US Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriages in Kansas, the court clerk in the most populous county won't grant licenses to gay couples until a separate legal case is resolved before the state's highest court.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompted gay couples across Kansas to trickle into county offices to pick up marriage applications Thursday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Gay-marriage advocates in Kansas are waiting to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court allows same-sex couples to wed but aren't sure a favorable decision will persuade all local officials to issue marriage licenses.
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades. She's has 2 gay sons and is one face in a new ad campaign aimed at LGBT rights.
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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Ohio upheld gay marriage bans in four states, saying the courts aren't the right place to legalize gay marriage. Here's a look at key passages and how they compare to previous federal rulings:
In all, it was a sobering election for the gay-rights movement, contrasting with its recent court victories that have nearly doubled the number of states allowing same-sex marriage.