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Igor Bobic

Conservatives At Iowa Freedom Summit Would Rather Not Talk About Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Many topics animated GOP officials, activists and operatives that gathered at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, which marked the uno...

GOP Presses State Bills Limiting Gay Rights Before Supreme Court Ruling

AP | RAY HENRY and KATHLEEN FOODY | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect...

Will Justice Roberts Join the Marriage-Equality Majority for All the Wrong Reasons?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I offer a potential outcome on marriage equality when the Supreme Court takes it up this spring: Chief Justice John Roberts joins the majority and writes the decision himself.

Obama Says He Hopes SCOTUS Will Rule In Favor Of Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he hoped the Supreme Court would issue a ruling that would prevent state...

Mike Huckabee: States Can Ignore Supreme Court On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee disputed what he called the "notion of judicial supremacy" on Tuesday, arguing states would have the ...

Is a Marriage Equality Compromise Taking Shape at the Supreme Court?

Steve Sanders | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Steve Sanders

By splitting the question in this way, the Court appears to be saying that state-to-state marriage recognition could be a stand-alone issue under the Constitution, related to but distinct from marriage licensing and creation.

The Supreme Court's New Gay Marriage Case Tests MLK's Dream of True Equality

Lisa Bloom | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Lisa Bloom

How fitting that just before Martin Luther King Jr. weekend our Supreme Court justices agreed to decide whether our constitution requires all 50 states to recognize same-sex marriages. As Dr. King said the night before he died, "All we say to America is be true to what you said on paper." Equal means equal.

How The Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Help The GOP

The New York Times | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The news Friday that the Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage brought elation from gays and lesbians who are hopeful the justic...

If The Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage In 2015, How Will Evangelicals Respond?

Religion News Service | Jonathan Merritt | Posted 01.17.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Ten years after Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian Americans can be wed in 35 states and the Distr...

Kennedy Key Figure As Supreme Court Weighs Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics

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

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Will Take Up Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all this year whether the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law gives ...

Supreme Court Rejects Louisiana Gay Marriage Case, Takes No Action On Four Others

Reuters | Lawrence Hurley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court, which is in the midst of deciding whether to take up the issue of gay marriage, on Monday decli...

Supreme Court Takes No Action On Pending Gay Marriage Cases

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took no action on five pending cases that could lead to a ruling on whether states ma...

Supreme Court To Meet Again On Hearing Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, who opted in October not to take up the ...

Marriage Equality Is a National Issue, And So the Time Has Come for Our National Court to Address It

Steve Sanders | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Steve Sanders

And so the time has come for the Supreme Court to step in. The campaign against marriage equality was mapped and executed at the national level, and it continues to impose harms and indignities on individuals and businesses that reverberate across state boundaries.

Gay Marriage Cases Teed Up For Supreme Court Justices' Action

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court's agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June. ...

Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Same-Sex Marriage Ban

AP | Emily Wagster Pettus | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, but he is putting his order on hold for two weeks so th...

Supreme Court Declines To Put Gay Marriage On Hold In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court has declined to issue an emergency stay of same-sex marriages in South Carolina, according to WISTV. The ruling means marriage ap...

This Could Be The Deciding Case On Gay Marriage Nationwide

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriages are taking their battle to the U.S. Supreme Court with a case that seeks to legalize same-se...

Gay Marriage: The Tide Has Turned. Will the Supreme Court Listen?

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

So far, the Supreme Court has been much more cautious about same-sex marriage than it was about inter-racial marriage a half-century ago. Its two rulings in June 2013 -- overturning DOMA and California's Prop 8 -- reflected the basic conservatism of the Roberts Court.

Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. ...

Justice Hints That Supreme Court Is Divided On Whether To Hear Gay Marriage Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the just...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lawyer Lambastes Anti-Gay Marriage Ruling As 'Fundamentally Misguided'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- A federal appeals court ruling in favor of anti-gay marriage laws in four states stunned members of the LGBT community and left hundreds of...

Marriage Showdown Looms

AP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — The march toward gay marriage across the U.S. hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal appeals court upheld laws against the practi...

An Open Letter to the Supreme Court of India

Nish Gera | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

When, in a decade or two from now, people look back at which side of history you stood on, and for how long, will you have a good enough answer?