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.
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.
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.
We won’t find out today if same-sex marriages will be allowed again in California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
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.
Thousands of people with temporary tattoos are hoping to stamp out hate. It’s a national campaign that stopped Tuesday night in Sacramento.
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.