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Washington court rules against florist in gay wedding case

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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Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

  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 ...

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Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of long-delayed weddings in states where they had been forbidden. “No ...

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Gay marriage, health care among last 7 Supreme Court cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The right of same-sex couples to marry and the ability of low- and middle-income Americans to receive subsidies to help them afford insurance under the health care overhaul are the two biggest cases among the seven still ...

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Poll: Most Americans expect Supreme Court to OK gay marriage

NEW YORK — Nearly two-thirds of Americans expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide when it rules on the issue within the next few weeks, according to a new poll. Only 25 percent expect the high court ...

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