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Pleading for marriage before the Supreme Court

Marriage | Defenders of traditional marriage file briefs ahead of this month’s oral arguments
by Mary Reichard
Posted 4/20/15, 02:45 pm

Among the 147 friend-of-the-court briefs filed in the Supreme Court’s upcoming case on same-sex marriage, one unusual, personal story stands out. Doug Mainwaring is one of several same-sex attracted men who believe in traditional marriage.

“It’s between one man and one woman, and it’s the bedrock of our society and we should not mess around with it. To do so would be foolishness,” Mainwaring told me. 

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Finding comfort in a bowl of ice cream

Marriage
by Chelsea Boes
Posted 4/09/15, 02:16 pm

I’ll never forget the time my mother came to visit me in college, stayed for a few days, then decided to leave because she missed my father too much. “I’ve gotten to that point in marriage,” she said, “where I just don’t like being away from him.”

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8th Circuit halts same-sex marriage in Nebraska

Marriage
by The Editors
Posted 3/06/15, 10:00 am

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has put a stop to same-sex marriage in Nebraska, at least for now. 

The federal appeals court halted a lower court’s ruling that overturned the state’s voter-approved marriage laws earlier this week. That decision would have forced the state to issue same-sex marriage licenses beginning Monday. 

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