On Tuesday the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to redefine marriage as “a commitment between two people, traditionally a man and a woman,” formally allowing same-sex marriages within the church. The vote to modify the church constitution follows last year’s recommendation from the church’s
Barack Obama misled Americans for his own political benefit when he claimed in the 2008 election to oppose same sex marriage for religious reasons, his former political strategist David Axelrod writes in a new book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.
Given her recent high-style nuptials to Portia de Rossi, it’s no surprise that Ellen DeGeneres has come out against Proposition 8, the controversial California ballot initiative seeking to ban gay unions. Describing the wording of Prop 8 as “tricky,” the comedienne took to her blog to
Jun 25, 2014 · A couple celebrates at San Francisco City Hall upon hearing about the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage in June 2013. The high court cleared the way for same-sex couples in California to resume marrying after dismissing an appeal on Proposition 8 on jurisdictional grounds.
The amazing and complex story of how California voters approved a gay marriage ban in 2008.
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v.
Gay marriage thrown out by all 31 U.S. states where it has been put to vote. By David Gardner for MailOnline Updated: 20:58 EDT, 4 November 2009
Emboldened and energized by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s hing and intellectually dishonest ad hominem attacks in his ruling overturning the Defense of Marriage Act at the federal level, advocates of same-sex marriage are campaigning to put the definition of marriage up to a vote in Ohio and there are also efforts under way in Hawaii
Should gay marriage be legal? On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the US Constitution in all 50 states.
Proposition 8; Eliminates Rights of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment