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Nov 14, 2014

Same-sex couples file US Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

Nov 14, 2014

Justice Thomas hints at court split on gay marriage review

Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month.

Oct 17, 2014

Wis. one of 7 new states to recognize same-sex marriages (UPDATE)

The federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in seven more states and extend federal benefits to those couples, the Justice Department reported Friday.

Oct 14, 2014

Same-sex marriage a reality … now what?

On Oct. 6, Wisconsin became the latest in a growing number of states to allow same-sex couples to marry.

Oct 13, 2014

Gay marriages from June will be recognized (UPDATE)

Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June will be recognized by the state, ending uncertainty for those couples and likely putting a stop to a federal lawsuit filed over the issue.

Oct 7, 2014

Federal judge says hold on gay marriages is lifted

A federal judge in Wisconsin says she is lifting her hold on an order allowing same-sex marriages to take place in Wisconsin.

Oct 7, 2014

Court clears the way for gay marriage expansion

The U.S. Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it's only a matter of time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.

Oct 6, 2014

DOJ concedes gay marriage fight over

Wisconsin's Republican attorney general is conceding the fight to preserve the state's gay marriage ban is over and he encourages everyone to now administer the law "fairly and impartially."

Oct 6, 2014

US high court denies gay marriage appeals (UPDATE)

Two lower court rulings that said Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional will stand, immediately ending delays on marriages around the state.

Oct 1, 2014

High court weighs same-sex marriage cases (UPDATE)

Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now.

Sep 23, 2014

Justice Kagan performs her first same-sex wedding

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

Sep 17, 2014

Group seeks recognition of state’s gay marriages (UPDATE)

A civil rights group filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking recognition of Wisconsin gay couples who married in June after a judge temporarily blocked the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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