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Speed Read: ‘Pacts of cohabitating”

The Mississippi House is expected to vote on a religious bias bill today. Pope Francis says the church should "evaluate" the benefits of civil unions. Rep. Mike Michaud is helping step up pressure on President Obama for an executive order.

Movement to ban gay adoption: sacrificing the well-being of children

The case of two gay foster parents in Florida has created a dilemma for the courts: either they honor state law banning adoption by gay men and lesbians or honor their duty to rule in the best interests of the

Prop 8 closing: Fear v. Equality

There were so many people trying to get in to watch the final day of the landmark trial challenging California’s same-sex marriage ban, the court staff had to set up an additional overflow room for observers.

Prop 8 witnesses debate scholarship on families

Star witnesses for both sides in the recent Proposition 8 trial agreed on one thing: Children of same-sex parents benefit from having two parents who are happily married to each other.

Prop 8 trial closes; Boies expresses confidence

There is nothing like turning an opponent’s own words against him to both rile his emotions and destroy his position, and that was the work of attorney David Boies Wednesday morning.

Final Yes on 8 expert concedes ‘no scientific evidence’ of harm

In the waning hours of the historic trial challenging the constitutionality of a state ban on same-sex marriage, the federal courtroom in San Francisco felt a little like a boxing arena.

Prop 8 trial resumes today; defense to argue power and kids

Today begins Day 10, Week 3 of the federal trial challenging the constitutionality of California’s ban on same-sex marriages, Proposition 8. The day will begin with the final presentations from the Ted Olson-David Boies legal team.