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Sacramento Groups Praise Gay Marriage Decision As Lawyer Questions Its Legal Foundation

There was much celebrating and praise for the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision on Friday, but one local attorney argues the ruling has no legal foundation.

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Arielle Cronig (L) and Elaine Cleary embrace outside of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling in favor of same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Historic Gay Marriage Ruling Stirs Emotion Across US

Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 25: A gay marriage waves a flag in front of the Supreme Court Building June 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected rule in the next few days on whether states can prohibit same sex marriage, as 13 states currently do.   (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

Science Magazine Retracts Article About Study On Changing Voters’ Views On Same-Sex Marriage

Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters’ views toward support for same-sex marriage.

05/28/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses with an iPad Mini during Apple's special event at the California Theatre in San Jose on Oct. 23, 2012 in Calif. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Challenges His Home State On LGBT Rights

Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

10/27/2014

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Group In Nevada Against Same-Sex Marriage Abandons Fight

A group that fought to keep Nevada’s state ban on same-sex marriage is dropping its appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and a lower court, clearing the way for gay weddings.

10/09/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Replacing Language In State Law Defining Marriage Between Man And Woman

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”

07/07/2014

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Court Rejects Appeal Of Gay Jury Selection Case

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.

06/24/2014

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Pennsylvania’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Overturned By Judge

Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage was overturned by a federal judge Tuesday in a decision that legalizes same-sex marriage throughout the Northeast.

05/20/2014

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)

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views On Gay Marriage Evolving

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

04/17/2014

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Elk Grove Methodists Pressing Church To Change Same-Sex Marriage Stance

Local Methodist leaders are pressing for change and applying that pressure to church leaders by drafting what’s called a “declaration of inclusion.”

03/10/2014

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Judge Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its voter-approved prohibition overturned.

02/13/2014

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