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Obama Praises Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Orders

NATIONAL | Oct 20
President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

Supreme Court Denies Request to Stay Gay Marriage in Alaska

NATIONAL | By Mark Thiessen | Oct 17
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied the state of Alaska's request to put a stop to gay marriages pending an appeal.

Florida AG Wants High Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | Oct 14
Attorney General Pam Bondi has defended Florida's gay marriage ban, but she now says she wants the state's high court to settle whether the ban is legal.

Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples in Limbo

NATIONAL | By Mitch Weiss | Oct 9
The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to hear any appeals from states seeking to keep their gay marriage bans had given hope to thousands of couples across the country that they would soon be able to marry.

Court Says it Erred in Halting Nevada Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 9
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order that spawned confusion among state officials and disappointment in couples hoping to be wed.

Even Supreme Court Justices Can Goof

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 9
The Supreme Court's mishandling of big news this week about same-sex marriage was a reminder: Even the justices put their robes on one arm at a time.

Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Oct 8
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.

Gay Marriage Hopes Dashed After US Justice's Order

NATIONAL | By Kimberly Pierceall | Oct 8
Same-sex couples who lined up to get married in Idaho and made plans to obtain wedding licenses in Las Vegas had their hopes dashed Wednesday after a U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocked a lower-court ruling.

Justice Kennedy Allows Gay Marriage in Nevada

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 8
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order blocking gay unions applies only to Idaho.

Gay Marriage Focus Returns to Lower Courts

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 7
The Supreme Court's decision to pass on gay marriage appeals effectively makes same-sex marriage legal in 30 states and returns the focus in the other 20 states to the courts.

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