The ruling applies to Miami-Dade County and agrees with another ruling issued last week.
She voted against the government on the issue.
An unusual move in the marriage equality legal fight.
Until now couples already in civil partnerships have not been able to take advantage of same-sex marriages. The rules apply to England and Wales only.
Same-sex marriages began in Boulder County, Colorado, Wednesday even though the attorney general said they were in violation of court orders.
“These couples, when gender and sexual orientation are taken away, are in all respects like the family down the street. The Constitution demands that we treat them as such,” the judge said in his opinion.
Marriage is sacred. Except when it isn’t.
A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage Friday. Many couples didn’t waste any time before getting married.
Same-sex couples married in Oregon on Monday immediately after a federal judge ruled the state’s ban on such marriages is unconstitutional.
The marriage license was issued a day after Judge Chris Piazza ruled a decade-old ban is unconstitutional. Kristin Seaton and Jennifer Rambo of Fort Smith were the first couple to be married Saturday morning.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced July 11, 2013, she would not defend the state’s ban on legal marriage for same-sex couples in court. Her decision is an impeachable offense, according to a Republican lawmaker pushing to remove her from office.
Towards the end you didn’t actually care that it was a musical, either.
The singer and his long-term partner have said they want to get married in May. But English and Welsh law hasn’t quite kept up with expectations.
Today, same-sex marriages became legal in England and Wales. I asked people celebrating at the Southbank Centre in London what this means to them.
Same-sex couples will be able to get married in England and Wales from Saturday. But there are still a few issues left to iron out.
“It’s clear we have a long road to travel to change hearts and minds and laws all over the world,” he said during the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles.
“[R]egardless of whoever finds favor in the eyes of the most recent majority, the guarantee of equal protection must prevail,” Judge Bernard Friedman writes in ruling that allows same-sex couples to marry. Update: After a day of same-sex weddings, a federal appeals court put weddings on hold until at least Wednesday.
Only six Liberal pollies have publicly backed same-sex marriage. Has your MP?
A lot is happening as courts across the nation rule on same-sex couples’ marriage rights. Updated: Here’s where things stand as of July 29.
The suit alleges that the school’s website formerly had a section saying that it “does not discriminate based on marital status or sexual orientation.”
“We have arrived upon another moment in history when We the People becomes more inclusive, and our freedom more perfect,” the judge wrote.
A couple of gentlemen in super-sharp suits had their nuptials in Manhattan this morning, despite the winter storm pounding the city.
The first same-sex marriages are set to take place in the autumn.
About 800 people gathered at the state capitol in Salt Lake City Tuesday for two separate rallies over marriage for same-sex couples.
A survey of 600 Utahns conducted from January 10–13 by SurveyUSA for The Salt Lake Tribune found the state was evenly split on their views about marriage for same-sex couples.
“The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us to love and treat all people with kindness and civility—even when we disagree,” reads a statement from Church leaders.
“It’s a civil rights issue,” one speaker said at the rally.
After the opposition from some of my Latter-day Saint friends to the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA and Prop 8, I assumed there would be a similar reaction following Utah’s marriage ruling. Instead, there’s been silence.
With the upcoming 20th anniversary of MTV’s groundbreaking season of The Real World — which featured late AIDS activist Pedro Zamora — and the show returning to San Francisco Wednesday, I talked to former cast member Rachel Campos-Duffy about Pedro, her memories of being on the show, and her thoughts on same-sex marriage.
“We must be careful not to administer a vaccine against faith.”