With tag: gay_marriage
Court: Heart Of Gay Marriage Law Unconstitutional
A federal appeals court Thursday declared
that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal
benefits to married gay couples, a groundbreaking ruling all but certain
to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Vermont Couple Joins Suit Challenging DOMA Provision
Two Vermont women are among five same-sex couples
challenging the constitutionality of a Federal Defense of Marriage Act
provision, which denies federal benefits to
married gay couples.
Court: CA Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional
A federal appeals court on Tuesday declared California's
same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the bitterly
contested, voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the
U.S. Supreme Court.
Navy Officer, Partner To Wed In Vt. As Ban Ends
An officer in the U.S. Navy and his partner are hoping to become the
first same-sex couple to get married after the repeal of the military's
‘don't ask, don't tell' policy.
Shumlin Officiates At Lesbian Wedding
Making good on a
campaign promise, Gov. Peter Shumlin married a lesbian couple Wednesday in a
small ceremony in his office.