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Same Sex Civil Unions

There's a Contract for That

Kim Paris | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Kim Paris

There's a growing bipartisan push in some states to stop issuing marriage licenses altogether in a surprisingly good, "smaller government" way. SamePageNation's "There's a Contract for That" imagines what life might look like and pokes fun at the outlandish extremes some have suggested would be possible.

Child Abduction and the Same-Sex Marriage Issue

Mark Baer | Posted 07.20.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Let's say that a child is born to a same-sex married couple (or registered domestic partnership or civil union). What do you think happens if that same couple later moved to a jurisdiction that fails to recognize their relationship?

City Breaks Barriers By Allowing Civil Unions

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

By Tim Gaynor BISBEE, Ariz., April 2 (Reuters) - A former Arizona copper mining town reborn as an artists' community defied the threat...

As Church-Based Civil Unions Kick In, Church Of England Says No

Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) New laws that allow same-sex civil unions to be performed on religious premises took effect in Engl...

Delaware's New Civil Union Law -- Read It Before You Applaud

Katherine Franke | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics
Katherine Franke

Delaware's new law is being celebrated as the next step on the way to full marriage rights for same-sex couples in Delaware. But can't we do better than marriage-lite when we advocate for law reform in this area?

German Church Allows Gay Pastors To Live With Partners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) Gay and lesbian Lutheran ministers in the conservative German state of Bavaria may live with their ...