Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By U.S. Appeals Court

Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By U.S. Appeals Court

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times In a closely watched case, a federal appeals court has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, the second appellat ...

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the second time, a federal appeals court panel in Denver has upheld same-sex marriage by striking down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage. In ...

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Florida Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Florida Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Gay Marriage

By Steve Rothaus, The Miami Herald Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia overturned Florida's 2008 constitutional gay-marriage ban on Thursday, and ordered that two Key West bar ...

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Utah To Seek U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage Ruling

Utah To Seek U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Gay-Marriage Ruling

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The state of Utah will seek to appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Court a lower court ruling that upheld same-sex marriage, officials announc ...

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Kentucky’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down, But Weddings Delayed

Kentucky’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down, But Weddings Delayed

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times A federal judge struck down Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday. But don't expect a rush of weddings in the Bluegrass State. The judge im ...

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This Week In Crazy: The World Cup Is A(nother) Liberal Plot, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: The World Cup Is A(nother) Liberal Plot, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,”  The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing ...

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Same-Sex Marriage Bans Fall In Two Red States

Same-Sex Marriage Bans Fall In Two Red States

Gay marriage bans in Indiana and Utah were each ruled unconstitutional on Wednesday, in the two latest victories for the rapidly advancing marriage equality movement. U.S. Distric ...

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Breaking: Federal Judge Strikes Down Indiana Gay Marriage Ban

Breaking: Federal Judge Strikes Down Indiana Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, ruling that it violates the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution. According to the Indy St ...

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Methodist Minister Defrocked After Officiating At Son’s Same-Sex Wedding Wins Appeal

Methodist Minister Defrocked After Officiating At Son’s Same-Sex Wedding Wins Appeal

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times A Pennsylvania Methodist minister, who was defrocked six months ago after officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding, on Tuesday won his appe ...

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Methodists Reinstate Pastor Defrocked Over Wedding

Methodists Reinstate Pastor Defrocked Over Wedding

By Tricia L. Nadolny and Laura McCrystal, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA -- Frank Schaefer on Tuesday was reinstated as a Methodist minister by a church panel who found th ...

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