Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."
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Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.
A state judge declined Tuesday to either summarily rule on the constitutionality of a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman or suspend a lawsuit challenging the law.
Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional.
Police from Tallahassee, Fla., say a man was stabbed five times on July 24 by a man with whom he was having sex in a cemetery.
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