Concerned Women for America have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. According to the brief, gay Americans are far too politically powerful to deserve the heightened level of legal scrutiny that would support claims of marriage discrimination. Show More Summary
Monica Wehby, the Republican U.S. Senate nominee running in deeply blue Oregon, on Tuesday did something that's a rarity for a GOP candidate: She highlighted her support of same-sex marriage.
Politico reports: A Republican Senate candidate in Oregon will unveil a television commercial Tuesday that highlights her support for gay marriage — a reflection of the rapidly shifting politics of the issue. Monica Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon, has been attacked by Democratic Sen. Show More Summary
A judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage—but support for freedom to marry is now the norm across America.
Associate Attorney General Tony West is leaving the Justice Department. If you’re a supporter of marriage equality, he’s one of the most important people you’ve probably never heard of. As the chief of the civil division, West led an interagency process that led Attorney General Holder to announce in 2011 that he and President Obama […]
A ruling issued by U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman upheld Louisiana’s gay marriage ban, despite recent court victories in more than 20 other cases over the past year for supporters of same-sex marriage. Feldman, who’s ruling alsoShow More Summary
"Here we see the house of cards collapsing that supported the myth that redefining marriage in inevitable. This decision by Judge Feldman in Louisiana is a great win for the cause of marriage, coming as it does on the heels of otherShow More Summary
Neil Abercrombie says he lost the Democratic primary when Republicans crossed over to defeat him because he called a special session of the legislature to legalize gay marriage. Said Abercrombie: “Republicans crossed over en masse to vote in the Democratic primary, and then the religious factor came in. Doctrinally I was outside the circle and [...]
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, D-Hawaii, is pinning his landslide defeat in the Democratic primary earlier this month on a key issue: A backlash from religious leaders, who he says urged their followers to vote against him because of his successful work to pass legislation in favor of same-sex marriage in a 2013 special session of the legislature. Show More Summary
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a very conservative court, but the panel hearing two marriage equality cases is likely to support gay rights. The post Marriage Equality Supporters Just Won The Lottery In A Federal Appeals Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
How can a libertarian support gay marriage but also the right of businesses to decline to provide goods and services such as cakes, clothing, and photos for gay weddings? For many libertarians, it makes perfect logical and philosophical sense. Show More Summary
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage supporters on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to block a court ruling that would allow same-sex couples to wed in Virginia. Lawyers for gay and lesbian couples who want to get married urged U.S. Show More Summary
David Toussaint supports marriage equality, but is disappointed with the attitude of some couples towards the thing they worked so hard for. The post The 5 Ways Gay Married Men Are Turning Back the Wedding Clock appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In a decision that has broken a chain of judicial losses for those who support marriage between one man and one woman, a judge has ruled that Tennessee’s amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex marriage is constitutional. The ruling is the first that has found the U.S. Show More Summary
Following in the footsteps of fellow celebrities Susan Sarandon and Tony Hawk, chef and Emmy-winning television host Anthony Bourdain spoke out in support of same-sex marriage this week as part of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Americans...Show More Summary
The National Organization for Marriage has announced their latest boycott target, Target, after the retail giant recently signed on to an amicus brief in support of marriage equality pending in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The cases before the...
After years of standing on the sidelines, Target is aiming straight for the bull’s eye by coming out in favor of gay marriage.
While young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals, a new American survey finds. Show More Summary
Jason Carter's support for gay marriage in Georgia has come into question over the past week. The Atlanta state senator had reportedly failed to say the words "gay" or "LGBT" at a recent fundraising event with local LGBT supporters.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Determined to clean up its image as a fence-straddler on LGBT rights, the Target corporation has come out in full support of same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, signing an amicus brief to the US Seventh District Court that strongly favors a repeal of the state’s current ban on same-sex marriage. Target, the second-largest discount retailer in […]