WASHINGTON — The incident took only moments. The journey through the Colorado legal process lasted years. And then the Supreme Court took its own sweet time. Almost a year passed from the date the court was first asked to review ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them. The justices on Monday issued an unsigned opinion reversing an Arkansas high court ruling that upheld the law. Under ...Read More »
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state’s antidiscrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs. A lower ...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s defiance of federal court rulings on gay marriage violated judicial ethics, a disciplinary court ruled on Friday before suspending him for the rest of his term. The punishment effectively removes Moore ...Read More »
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Invoking “God’s authority,” a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and vowed not to resign, even under the pressure of steep fines or jail. “It is ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court’s ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide represents a day when justice “arrives like a thunderbolt.” The president, in ...Read More »