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Supreme Court to reject Proposition 8 and give gay couples the "respect and dignity to which they are entitled." In a 45-page brief, Harris declared that the same-sex marriage ban imposed by Proposition 8 violated the 14th Amendment's equal-
Supreme Court on Friday is again scheduled to meet behind closed doors to consider whether to review the legal issues surrounding same-sex marriage, including the challenge to California's Proposition 8. Here are some of the possible outcomes that
Supreme Court are scheduled to meet behind closed doors Friday to decide if they will consider the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, but local resident may not learn their decision until Monday. In one scenario, the justices could allow the
Text Size The Washington Post Maryland voters are leaning toward legalizing same-sex marriage next month, something that has never happened at the ballot box anywhere in the nation, a new Washington Post poll finds. A ballot question on whether to
A federal judge has scheduled oral arguments on whether "none of the above" should appear as an option on Nevada ballots in November...District Judge Robert Jones in Reno ruled last week that the option was unconstitutional because votes for "none"
Overturning Ohio's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage could benefit the state economically in at least one way: more weddings. About half of the 19,700 same gender couples living in Ohio (according to the 2010 census) would marry if the ban is
Opponents of gay marriage in the state of California have asked the US Supreme Court to uphold a ban on same-sex weddings that was ruled unconstitutional by an appeal court...In May President Barack Obama said he supported gay couples' right to marry.
Backers of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overrule a federal appeals court that struck down the measure as unconstitutional. Lawyers for the coalition of religious
Although Proposition 13 was upheld by the state Supreme Court shortly after its passage, Young contended that by requiring a two-thirds legislative vote for imposing new taxes, the measure constituited a "revision" of the state constitution that
The Maryland State Board of Elections announced Tuesday that a petition effort had gathered enough valid signatures to put to the test a law legalizing gay marriage. With 109,313 signatures accepted by elections officials, petitioners far exceeded