Tag Archives: Oregon

Summer Finale: ‘doing this stupid thing’

A Seventh Circuit panel grilled attorneys for Indiana and Wisconsin this week over their reasons for banning marriage for same-sex couples. The Supreme Court extended a stay last week on a Fourth Circuit decision that Virginia's ban on marriage for

Speed Read: All eyes on Supreme Court

Seven major LGBT groups have withdrawn their support for ENDA, amidst a raging debate over whether the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is good or bad for the community and whether the LGBT community should accept a religious exemption to

Speed Read: Supreme Court says no

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the National Organization for Marriage's request to stay a federal court ruling in Oregon that allowed same-sex couples to marry. More church groups have joined the United Church of Christ's lawsuit in North Carolina. And

Speed Read: NOM at Supreme Court

The National Organization for Marriage is seeking U.S. Supreme Court intervention in its effort to defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. The Houston City Council passed Mayor Annise Parker's proposed non-discrimination bill. Senator Orrin Hatch says anybody who doesn't think

Speed Read: Oregon makes 18

A federal judge's ruling struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage Monday. A federal judge in Utah has ordered the state to recognize an estimated 1,300 marriages by same-sex couples there. And there's an interesting race heating up for the

Oregon becomes number 18, as openly gay judge rules ban is ‘completely irrational’

Oregon on Monday became the 18th state to allow same-sex couples to marry, bringing to 39 percent, the population of the U.S. now living in marriage equality states. The Oregon ban on same-sex couples marrying was struck down by a ruling

Speed Read: Big news in Oregon today

A federal judge will release his opinion at noon PDT today on the constitutionality of Oregon's ban on same-sex couples marrying. Arkansas marriages are off again as the state supreme court grants a stay. And a show of solidarity with

Speed Read: Idaho poised for Friday

A federal judge in Oregon is expected to rule any day now on that state's ban on same-sex marriage. And a federal judge In Idaho refused to grant a stay of her decision striking that state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Speed Read: Ginsburg on Windsor

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she's never seen such a rapid social change as she has with marriage equality. Oregon attorney general urges court to reject National Organization for Marriage's request to intervene in a lawsuit against the

Speed Read: ‘The NAACP for gay people’

There is a potential for two ballot measures soon to repeal marriage bans in Ohio and Oregon. An effort to impeach Missouri governor for letting same-sex married couples file joint state tax returns appears to have little chance of passage.