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Same Sex Marriage Supreme Court

Janie Velencia

Americans Expect Supreme Court To Rule For Marriage Equality | Janie Velencia | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

Whatever their views on gay couples, Americans predict that the Supreme Court will rule this month against state same-sex marriage bans. A majority...

Amanda Terkel

Same-Sex Couples At Center Of Supreme Court Case Get Ready For Big Day | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality is still months away, but there was an air of celebration Monday among the advocates, attorn...

Amanda Terkel

Marriage Equality Supporters Camp Out At Supreme Court Days Before Oral Arguments | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When waiting for marriage equality, make sure you bring binder clips. On Sunday afternoon -- still two days away from the Supreme Co...

Kennedy Key Figure As Supreme Court Weighs Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - For nearly two decades, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been building t...

Researcher Disavows Study On How Personal Contact Can Change Opinion On Same-Sex Marriage (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

UPDATE: May 20, 2015 -- Earlier this week, Columbia University professor Donald Green requested the retraction of an article he co-authored about a st...

San Francisco Pride Festivities 2013 (PHOTOS)

Reggie Cameron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Reggie Cameron

It was a historic week with the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and California's Proposition 8. These activities coincided with the San Francisco Pride Festival, one of the largest in the country. With crowds estimated at over 1.8 million, the mood was celebratory and festive.

Gay Marriage Support To Blame For Recent Threats From North Korea?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A conservative radio host and the president of the Southern Baptist Convention suggested recently that support of same-sex marriage and gay rights cou...

Why This Married Heterosexual Relationship Therapist Supports the Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage

Tara Fields | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tara Fields

In my judgment this Proposition 8 battle is a distraction from addressing the real issues that destroy marriages.

The Journal Led Astray by Same-Sex Marriage

Roger Pilon | Posted 05.25.2013 | Media
Roger Pilon

In recognizing rights, the Court is not "creating" them. It's simply acknowledging that they were always there, even if we haven't always lived up to our principles and recognized them, as clearly we have not.

On The Path To Marriage Equality: Proposition 8 And The U.S. Supreme Court

John Lewis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Lewis

Never before has the U.S. Supreme Court heard two significant gay rights cases simultaneously, and its rulings in these cases (expected in late June 2013) could be a defining moment in our entire community's decades-long struggle for equality under the law.

Top Republicans Take Stand On Gay Marriage

The New York Times | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Dozens of prominent Republicans — including top advisers to former President George W. Bush, four former governors and two members of...

The Prop 8 and DOMA Cases Before the Supreme Court

Margaret Ryznar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Margaret Ryznar

Next month, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases concerning same-sex marriage. What are the legal issues?

10 U.S. Senators File Amicus Brief Supporting DOMA

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scottie Thomaston

The 10 senators promote the argument that Section 3 of DOMA serves as a disincentive for states' legalization of same-sex marriage. But they suggest that this is not based on animus against gays and lesbians.

A Gay Dad's Invitation To A Supreme Court Justice: Come To Dinner With My Family

Rob Watson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Watson

The future of our family rests in your hands. You have the power to make it devastatingly difficult. You can make it confusing and convoluted. Or you can do the right thing. Please, Justice Kennedy, please, please, do the right thing.

Two Days In March

James Stack | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Stack

For two days in March, nine people in black robes will get together to hear arguments as to whether or not my marriage should be protected. I feel disgusted, violated and angry. I'm also scared, and that is one emotion that I thought I had put behind me.

Harvard Prof Tapped To Argue Supreme Court Gay Marriage Case

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | College

By Terry Baynes Dec 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appointed a Harvard Law School professor on Tuesday to argue whether the co...

The Era Of Exclusion Is Over

Donna Red Wing | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donna Red Wing

Last Friday, as my staff and I sat hunched at our desks, refreshing the SCOTUS Blog for updates from the U.S. Supreme Court, the gravity of this moment in history hit me. The moment that we have been striving toward for decades was close. We were finally getting our day in court.

Supreme Court To Take On Gay Marriage

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

The United States Supreme Court will review the decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that struck down Proposition 8, a 2008 law which ban...

8 Questions And Answers On The Next Steps In The Prop 8 Case As It Heads Toward The Supreme Court

Adam Bink | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Bink

As always, there is a steady stream of comments and questions about the decision and the future of the Perry v. Brown case challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8. This post addresses the most common ones.

Gaming Out Gay Marriage's Path To The Supreme Court

Steve Sanders | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Steve Sanders

With rulings on gay marriage from two federal appellate courts in the past week, it is now more likely that the Supreme Court will finally grapple with the key civil rights issue of our time. We are in a stage where timing, litigation strategy, and judicial politics will all be critical.