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Court ruling against gay marriage would produce ‘chaos’

WASHINGTON — Gay and lesbian couples could face legal chaos if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage in the next few weeks. Same-sex weddings could come to a halt in many states, depending on a confusing mix of ...

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Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court today

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America’s gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether it should ...

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Challenges ahead for gay rights groups

NEW YORK — Even as same-sex marriage edges closer to becoming legal nationwide, gay rights advocates face other challenges in 2015 that may not bring quick victories. In Congress, for example, liberal Democrats plan to introduce civil rights bills in ...

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Gay marriage cases teed up for justices’ action

WASHINGTON — Gay marriage cases are on the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June. The justices could decide as early as Jan. 9 to add same-sex marriage to ...

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Gay marriage issue squarely before high court

WASHINGTON — A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the U.S. Supreme Court. The couple’s plea to be allowed to marry was being filed Monday. It asks the justices to ...

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Court clears the way for gay marriage expansion

People wait to enter the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Monday as it begins its new term. The justices cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal now in 30 states. AP Images

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court’s order effectively makes gay ...

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No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

NEW YORK— While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama’s presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic — the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana. Neither cause was ...

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