The three judges hearing the case heard more than an hour of arguments, with two of them leaning toward striking down the state’s ban.
People in less populated states tend to be more Republican and tend to trust their state government more.
People of Provo, you are brilliant. H/T Metro.
No matter where you live, people are drinking. A lot.
The four-part series “The Father Factor” will be co-published in The Atlantic and Deseret News and will feature reporting from both staffs. “Why not collaborate and double the amount of stories we could deliver to our respective audiences?” Atlantic Digital Editor Bob Cohn said.
Judy Cox bought an entire line of clothing at her local PacSun after finding them “pornographic.”
“We are more than just two guys in a relationship.” Update: The couple got engaged on Valentine’s Day.
Amber Bellows plunged 2,000 feet to her death after her parachute failed to open near Utah’s Zion National Park.
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.
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“We need people to stand up and speak out. We need to get noisy. We need some outrage,” a conservative blogger told Fox13 News.
From nine to 18 states with marriage equality — with a Supreme Court win that changed the federal government’s treatment of those marriages in June — 2013 was a year of dramatic wins that began the march to the end of the marriage equality project.
After a judge struck down the state’s ban on equal marriage rights for same-sex couples Dec. 20, thousands rushed to get married across Utah, while the state’s governor continued his fight to halt the marriages in court.
Several counties say they’re waiting to hear from the 10th Circuit before they move forward with issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Update: Three of the remaining counties announced Thursday they would begin issuing licenses.
Updated: State officials in Utah have filed an appeal, are seeking a stay from the 10th Circuit, and the plaintiffs have opposed the request for a stay.
Some Utah county clerks opened their doors Monday, allowing same-sex couples to receive marriage licenses in what could be a brief window before a court hearing to consider the state’s emergency appeal to halt the marriages.
“We have been waiting for a long time. Our kids have been waiting.” Joanna and Lindi Barney, who married in Salt Lake City on Friday, are one of hundreds of same-sex couples who tried to marry in the 24 hours after the state’s marriage ban was struck down.
Although the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency request, the trial court in the Utah marriage case is due to hear arguments Monday on the state’s request to stop marriages during the appeal of the case. The same-sex couples’ lawyers respond: “The State Defendants’ trivialize Plaintiffs’ constitutional rights when they argue that a stay ‘at most’ would lead to a delay in their ability to exercise those rights.”
Front pages from across the Beehive State.
“This is happening,” Seth Anderson tweeted Friday about his marriage to Michael Adam Ferguson — the first legal marriage between same-sex couples in the state. This is the only time you’re allowed to live tweet your wedding.
The three men, who were thrilled that they had “modified” Goblin Valley, may face felony charges.
Governors Andrew Cuomo of New York, Jan Brewer of Arizona and Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota announced Friday their states would pay to reopen the national parks.
Guaranteed to put a huge smile on your face. Guaranteed.
Scott Mackintosh wanted to prove a point to his teenage daughter that maybe super-short shorts weren’t exactly appropriate for family night.
Looks as though you’ve crossed into Utah without even realizing it. Don’t panic. We’ll get through this.