4 Things To Know: Memorial Day, Gay Marriage In Ireland & MoreFrom the traffic outlook for Memorial Day travel plans, to an historic referendum vote on gay marriage in Ireland, here are the four stories you need to know for Friday, May 22.
4 Things To Know: Baltimore Riots, SUPCO Hears Gay Marriage Arguments & MoreFrom massive rioting and looting in Baltimore to the death of a legendary wrestler, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, April 28.
Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Urge Supreme Court To Go SlowSame-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
5 Minnesota Mayors Urge SCOTUS To Support Marriage EqualityFive Minnesota mayors signed an amici curiae brief in support of marriage equality, which is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments once again on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
Major Survey Shows Two-Thirds In U.S. Support Marriage EqualityIn the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans. That dramatic shift in opinion is among the fastest changes ever measured by the General Social Survey.
Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case HoursThe state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of how many hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of fighting the case impossible to determine. A group of gay couples filed a lawsuit last year challenging the marriage ban.
Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In AprilSetting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution. The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states.
Report: Plaintiffs In Wis. Gay Marriage Case Request $1.2MThe plaintiffs in the lawsuit that challenged Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage are requesting attorney fees in the amount of $1.2 million, according to a new report by the National Law Journal.
What's Next After South Dakota Gay Marriage Ban Struck DownA federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn't mean gay couples can immediately wed.
Judge Rules SD Same-Sex Marriage Ban UnconstitutionalA federal judge has declared South Dakota's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but has stayed the decision pending appeal.
Torii Hunter Gets Pointed Over Gay Marriage QuestionA press conference announcing Torii Hunter's return to Minnesota baseball took an awkward turn Wednesday afternoon when a reporter asked him about his stance on gay marriage.
Wis. Gov. Walker Outlines Abortion, Gay Marriage PositionsRepublican Gov. Scott Walker hasn't said much publicly about his positions on abortion or gay marriage, but he proudly trumpets his stances on both issues in a letter to a conservative group whose endorsement he wants. In the Sept. 5 letter to Wisconsin Family Action, Walker says he passed legislation that gives women seeking abortions more information and health protection and that he cut off state funding for abortion providers.
Gov. Walker: Same-Sex Marriages From June Will Be RecognizedGov. Scott Walker says hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June will be recognized by the state. There had been questions over whether those marriages would be legally recognized, since they happened when the gay marriage ban was blocked only temporarily.
Federal Judge Says Hold On Gay Marriages Is LiftedA federal judge in Wisconsin says she is lifting her hold on an order allowing same-sex marriages to take place in Wisconsin. Judge Barbara Crabb declared Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in June, but she put her ruling on hold a week later while the state appealed. The hold was set to expire as soon as appeals ended.
Gay Marriage Legal In Wisconsin After SCOTUS MoveThe Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states.