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Prop 8 lawyer’s views on gay marriage evolving

This 2011 file photo shows attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco. Cooper, the lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman. AP Images

WASHINGTON — The lawyer who argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan ...

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Holdouts in Utah now letting gay couples wed

SALT LAKE CITY — The last of the Utah counties that were holding out on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples reversed course Thursday and decided to hand out licenses to all eligible applicants. Officials for the four holdouts — ...

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Will justices take note of new gay marriage laws?

WASHINGTON — Three U.S. states and three countries have approved same-sex unions just in the two months since the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over gay marriage, raising questions about how the developments might affect the justices’ consideration of the ...

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Gay marriage case sees big crowds at court

WASHINGTON — They mostly kept their distance, these supporters and opponents of gay marriage, as they massed Tuesday in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to proclaim with signs and slogans their conflicting views about the cutting-edge question before the ...

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2 days of arguments on gay marriage

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear two days’ worth of arguments over laws affecting gay marriage during the last week of March. Justices on Monday announced they will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on March ...

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Plaintiff thrilled with gay marriage court ruling

NEW YORK — The 82-year-old plaintiff in a lawsuit that challenged the federal Defense of Marriage Act said Thursday she was delighted and elated by a New York judge’s ruling in her favor. “Obviously I’m thrilled with the judge’s decision,” ...

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