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Oregon Same Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Refuses To Put Gay Marriage On Hold In Oregon

Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to halt a federal judge's order declaring Oregon's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. The co...

Anti-Gay Bakery Responds To Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay Voices

The owners of an Oregon bakery that closed shop last year after sparking national controversy by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple ...

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Rough Day For The Anti-Gay National Organization For Marriage | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday was not a good day for the National Organization for Marriage, a group dedicated to fighting same-sex marriage. Gay rights ac...

Amanda Terkel

Gay Judge Pens Stirring Opinion Striking Down Oregon Marriage Equality Ban | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. District Judge Michael McShane struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage Monday, finding that the law violated the constitution...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Oregon's Gay Marriage Ban

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional. U.S. Dist...

Lawyers Urge Judge To Strike Down State's Gay Marriage Ban

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon's voter-a...

Federal Judge To Hear Case On State's Voter-Approved Gay Marriage Ban

Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approv...

Oregon Republicans Endorse Gay Marriage Ballot Measure

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

Oregon Republicans voted Saturday to endorse a potential ballot measure legalizing gay marriage in the state, following the lead of young party activi...

Oregon Won't Defend State's Gay Marriage Ban

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's attorney general will not defend the state's ban on gay marriage, arguing it cannot withstand a federal constitutiona...

Will This Gay Couple Of 42 Years Finally Be Able To Get Married?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Since the repeal of the Defense Of Marriage Act earlier this year, heartwarming videos of same-sex couples in long-term relationships who have been ma...

A Summer of Love

Judge Kemp | Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Judge Kemp

We are I don't want to go beyond the borders of my citizenship to marry. I want to marry in the state and country where I live, work, and pay taxes. My life aspirations and goals are no different than those in an opposite-sex relationship. Next year I hope that Oregon will become part of a growing change of equality in this country.

WATCH: Marriage Wins In Rhode Island! Now Here's What's Next

Matt Baume | Posted 07.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume


Oregon May Be Next State For Gay Marriage Ballot Battle

Religion News Service | Harry Esteve | Posted 11.11.2012 | Religion

PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Three states made history Tuesday (Nov. 6) voting to approve same-sex marriage, and a fourth repudiated an attempt to ban it. ...

Why We Won't Get Married Until Same-Sex Couples Can Legally Wed In Our State

Kyle Steele and Megan Koler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Kyle Steele and Megan Koler

We are pledging, to all our family and friends, that we will not take advantage of our right and privilege to marry until gay marriage (with identical rights and protections that are currently allowed) is legal in Oregon.