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The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage

Marriage
by Cal Thomas
Posted 10/09/14, 12:09 pm

Three points need to be made about Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry.

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Same-sex marriages begin hours after Supreme Court order

Marriage
by Caroline Leal
Posted 10/07/14, 09:10 pm

Same-sex couples in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana, and Wisconsin began applying for marriage licenses less than four hours after the U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear appeals in cases challenging the states’ laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman.  The ruling means six more states—Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kansas, West Virginia, and Wyoming—could soon have to abandon their marriage protection laws as well. 

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Idaho, Nevada latest to lose marriage law appeals

Marriage
by Leigh Jones
Posted 10/07/14, 04:55 pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down traditional marriage laws in Idaho and Nevada today, bringing the number of states where same-sex marriage is legal to 32. 

A three-judge panel ruled the states’ laws upholding traditional marriage violated the gay plaintiffs’ constitutional right to equal protection. 

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