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More States Challenge US Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Vermont's attorney general has joined Connecticut and New York in asking a federal appeals court to rule that the law…

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Justices will soon decide whether to take up same-sex marriage appeals

The Supreme Court may announce as early as Tuesday whether it will take up the divisive issue of same-sex marriage.…

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House Republicans Stick Taxpayers with $1.5 Million Bill to Pursue Discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act

House Republicans, under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner, have racked up a $1.5 million bill in their relentless pursuit…

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Supreme Court takes up same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court will tackle the contentious issue of same-sex marriage, agreeing to hear two constitutional challenges to state and…

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Gay activists laud Obama speech, now want action

President Barack Obama's emphatic gay-rights advocacy in his inaugural address thrilled many activists. Yet almost immediately came the questions and…

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Southern Poverty Law Center Asks Federal Court to Recognize Legally Married Same-Sex Couple’s Right to Veterans Benefits

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and co-counsel WilmerHale asked a federal court today to block a section of the…

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Obama urges court to overturn California same-sex marriage ban

In a bold political and legal move, the Obama administration formally expressed its support for same-sex marriage in California, setting…

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Hillary Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced for the first time Monday she supports marriage rights for same-sex couples, saying…

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Same-sex marriage: 5 things we learned from oral arguments

The question of same-sex marriage went before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in the first of two oral arguments…

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Opinion/Commentary

How gay rights went mainstream

Some days start out historic. The gay civil rights movement has reached the Supreme Court -- a milestone by any…

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