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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gay rights advocates are eyeing a 2016 ballot drive to overturn Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage. Recent polls show a majority of Michigan voters now support legalizing same-sex marriage. Statewide gay rights...
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder showed no inclination Thursday to take a high-profile stand on gay marriage, even as the push to allow same-sex unions gains momentum nationwide and the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to make key rulings...
MASON, Mich. (AP) — Some Lansing-area officials have launched a campaign seeking to ensure equal property rights protections for gay couples in Michigan. Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope on Tuesday filed a marriage certificate and affidavit...
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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Lawmakers in Nigeria have passed a bill banning gay marriage, setting prison terms of up to 14 years. Nigeria's House of Representatives passed the bill Thursday in a voice vote. The Senate previously passed the bill in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With marriages to be available for Minnesota's gay couples starting Aug. 1, Duluth residents Gary Anderson and Gary Boelhower are getting ready to do something that seemed impossible when they started dating three years ago:...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of gays — allowing them as youth members but continuing to bar them as adult leaders. The...
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...
South Bend TribuneLegal scholars and pundits learned last year that trying to predict how the Supreme Court will decide a case after hearing arguments is risky. However, activists on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate remain clear about the stakes riding on the...
CBS NewsIn two different cases this week, the Supreme Court will consider the powerful question of what it means to be married. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry -- a case considering the constitutionality of California's gay...
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's most influential pediatrician's group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child's health and well-being. The American Academy of...
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