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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:...
Tags: Minority Groups, Family, Mark Dayton, Don Lee, Politics
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...
Tags: Culture, Social Sciences, Marriage, Minority Groups, Family
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — With an exchange of rings and a kiss, two men became spouses Friday during a ceremony at a northern Michigan Indian reservation after the tribal chairman signed a measure approving same-sex marriage in a state where it's...
Tags: Social Issues, Marriage, Family, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Navy
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — The chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe says he'll sign a same-sex marriage bill Friday, then preside at the wedding of two men. The legislative body of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians voted 5-4...
Tags: Social Issues, Marriage, Family, Same-Sex Marriage
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Accountants and tax lawyers are encouraging married same-sex couples to apply now for tax refunds, Social Security benefits and other financial perks of marriage they may have been denied under the federal law that prohibits the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A member of the Illinois Republican Party's central committee says a meeting was canceled partly because there weren't enough votes to fire party chairman Pat Brady. Some committeemen wanted to oust Brady, largely because he...
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan Indian tribal council has voted to recognize gay marriage. The Petoskey News-Review (http://bit.ly/15wepWl ) reports that the legislative body of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians...
Tags: Marriage, Family, Same-Sex Marriage, Politics, Elections
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