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Same-sex marriage proponent Kat McGuckin of Oaklyn, New Jersey, holds a gay marriage pride flag while standing in front of the Supreme Court November 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the Supreme Court building draped in a photo-realistic sheet during a repair and preservation project, the justices met today to consider hearing several cases dealing with the rights of gay couples who are married, want to get married or are in domestic partnerships.  (Credit: Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Unions In Calif., Avoids Prop. 8 Ruling

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California’s gay marriage ban did not have the right to appeal lower court rulings striking down the ban.


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High Court Strikes Down Federal Marriage Provision

Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits heterosexual couples enjoy.


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Proposition 8, DOMA Q&A: Supreme Court Has Range Of Options For Ruling

The justices have a lengthy menu of options from which to choose. They might come out with rulings that are simple, clear and dramatic. Or they might opt for something narrow and legalistic.


An activist carries a cross in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

No Supreme Court Decision Monday On Proposition 8, Defense Of Marriage Act

We won’t find out today if same-sex marriages will be allowed again in California.


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Pastor Rick Warren Says His Son Committed Suicide

Popular evangelical Pastor Rick Warren asked members of his Southern California church for prayers as he and his family coped with the apparent suicide of his 27-year-old son.


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Decision To Hear Gay Marriage Postpones Same-Sex Marriage For California Couples

Same-sex marriage remains banned in California as the United Sates Supreme Court decided to rule on Prop 8, blocking same-sex marriage for now.


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Supreme Court To Hear Cases On California Same-Sex Marriages

The Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage Friday when it agreed to take up California’s ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples.


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Both Sides Cheer Supreme Court’s Decision To Hear Gay Marriage Case

The bitter rivals in California’s gay marriage debate were in complete agreement Friday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up the state’s gay marriage ban was a good thing.


Opponents of same-sex hold signs outside of San Francisco city hall after a decision to lift a stay on same-sex marriages was announced August 12, 2010 in San Francisco, California. California Supreme court Judge Vaughn Walker lifted a stay on same-sex marriages in California just over one week after his ruling that Prop 8 was unconstitutional. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Action Again From Supreme Court On Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.


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Gay Marriage Ban Backers Seek Supreme Court Review

Backers of California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a federal appeals court that struck down the measure as unconstitutional.


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Photo Campaign Against Proposition 8 Comes To Sacramento

Thousands of people with temporary tattoos are hoping to stamp out hate. It’s a national campaign that stopped Tuesday night in Sacramento.


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Court Won’t Rehear Ruling On CA Gay Marriage Ban

The sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban plan to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a landmark appellate court ruling that struck down the law as unconstitutional.