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Why Did People Give Up On Fighting Gay Marriage? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why did people give up on fighting gay marriage?” you ask?  Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it sure beats answering the question: “Why do they say things like ‘versatile’, ‘bear’, ‘cub’ and ...

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Ireland Became First Nation To Approve Same-Sex Marriage

Ireland became the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory Saturday for the gay rights movement and placing the country at the vanguard of social change.

Ireland became the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote, sweeping aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church in a resounding victory Saturday for the gay rights movement and placing the country at the vanguard of social ...

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Washington Florist Gets 1K Fine Over Same Sex Marriage Bouquets

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A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees. Benton County Superior Judge Alexander Ekstrom‘s ruling gives Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers and Gifts in ...

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Miami-Dade Becomes First Florida County To Allow Same-Sex Marriage

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Miami-Dade County has become the first place in Florida to allow same-sex couples to marry on Monday, 10 hours before a gay-marriage ban that has been ruled unconstitutional is lifted in the rest of the sunshine state. In an 11 ...

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Florida Conservative Group Sues in Effort to Stop Same-sex Marriage

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A conservative group in Florida sued a county clerk of courts, Orlando’s mayor and a judge on Tuesday in an attempt to stop them from helping same-sex marriages take place next week after a ban is lifted. The lawsuits filed ...

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Montana Attorney General Plans to Appeal Overturn On Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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Gay couples lined up for marriage licenses at county courthouses across the state of Montana Thursday, one day after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Wednesday that Montana’s constitutional amendment ...

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Same-sex marriage ruling to be appealed

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Same-sex marriage ruling will be appealed by Virginia clerk Virginia’s Norfolk Circuit Court Clerk George E. Schaefer III gave notice Monday that he is appealing a federal judge’s recent decision overturning the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.  David B. Oakley, ...

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