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Yesterday | Seattle Gay News

Utah asks court to block adoptions by same-sex couples

In petitions filed April 7 and April 9, the state's attorneys allege that Third District Judge Elizabeth A. Hruby-Mills 'abused [her] discretion' by approving an adoption for one Lesbian couple and ordering the agency to issue a new birth certificate for their child.


Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

Yesterday | The Gazette

Coalition of Colorado faith leaders steps up to support same-sex marriage equality

The day before oral arguments began Thursday in an Oklahoma same-sex marriage lawsuit, a coalition of 215 faith leaders - including representatives from Colorado Springs - spoke up in support of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples.


Related Topix: Wedding, Colorado Springs, CO, Gay/Lesbian, US News

Friday | Pridesource.com

Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 17, 2014

TENTH CIRCUIT HEARS SECOND CASE: The same three-judge panel that heard the lawsuit challenging Utah's ban on recognition of same-sex marriages today hears a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's.


Related Topix: US News, Oklahoma, Wedding, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives

Friday | Pridesource.com

Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 18, 2014

LAMBDA SUES FOR FAILURE TO TREAT: Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit in federal court in Urbana, Illinois, yesterday against a medical doctor who refused to treat a patient because she is transgender.


Related Topix: Transgender, US News, California

Friday | Graham Leader

Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Supreme Court, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing

Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license square off in a Denver courtroom.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News


ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2014 - The American Sociological Association filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia's gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the overwhelming body of social science research that confirms "children fare just ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court

Toby Jenkins holds an "It's Time" sign as Oklahomans for Equality gathered at Tulsa International Airport with their signs for a send off celebration in support for the plaintiffs in the Oklahoma Marriage Equality lawsuit as they head to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver Wednesday April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado's gay marriage ban could hinge on appeals court ruling

Euell Santistevan of Denver holds a rainbow flag during a protest outside the Federal Courthouse in downtown Denver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Colorado, Colorado Government, US News


Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 11, 2014

UTAH ARGUMENTS: The three judges of the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals hearing a case challenging Utah's ban on same-sex couples marrying asked about comparisons between the current conflict and those in such historic cases as Dred Scott, Loving, and Windsor.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gay/Lesbian

Evening Sun

Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban, and the clerk who refused to grant them a license, are headed to a federal appeals court with a rare opportunity.


Related Topix: US News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Court upholds 260-year sentence for Kansas man

A federal appeals court has upheld the 260-year prison sentence of a convicted child sexual predator who used a 9-year-old Kansas girl to produce pornography.


Related Topix: US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Salt Lake Tribune: Utah Takes a Nasty Step Towards Same-Sex Couples

The Salt Lake Tribune has posted a scathing editorial about how the state of Utah is handling the marriage equality issue in the aftermath of a district court ruling that Utah's marriage ban is unconstitutional .


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

Reese family challenges appeals panel overturning of new trial order

Attorneys for the Reese family filed a petition for rehearing en banc Tuesday in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver.


Related Topix: US News

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Next Step for Marriage Equality

Attorneys David Boies, left, and Theodore B. Olson discuss the issue of gay marriage at the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Texas, US News, US Supreme Court

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah attorneys fighting for gay marriage are used to winning

As they brace for the next round, attorneys fighting Utah's same-sex marriage ban look to chalk up another victory.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Gay/Lesbian, US News


Utah AG hopes for 'civil, respectful and positive discussion' on same-sex marriage

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes urged supporters of traditional marriage Friday to "take the high road" as the Amendment 3 case goes through the courts but said he would not apologize for defending the state.


Related Topix: Utah, US News, Salt Lake City, UT

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia same-sex couples navigate social, legal challenges

Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage soon gets another airing in federal court, with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing oral arguments on the matter in early May. Federal courts in other states are tackling the issue as well.


Related Topix: Virginia, Wedding, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, Hampton, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Courts Nationwide Poised for Next Round in Marriage Equality Fight

For the first time since the challenge to California's Proposition 8, numerous federal appeals courts have begun to hear oral arguments in cases challenging same-sex marriage bans from states across the nation.


Related Topix: Wedding, California, US News, Anthony Kennedy, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC News

Utah AG: Defense of Marriage Ban Not About Hate

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said Friday during a rally of gay marriage opponents that his defense of the state's same-sex marriage ban in a federal appeals court is not motivated by hate.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Pennsylvania, US News