WASHINGTON (RNS) Former President Bill Clinton says the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, which he signed in 1996 during a “very different time.”
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(WASHINGTON) The Obama administration came out forcefully Thursday against California’s ban on same-sex marriage and, by extension, implicated similar bans in 37 other states.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court's long-awaited decisions to hear challenges to the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage move the issue to the top of the national agenda following a year in which advocates scored major legal and political victories. By Richard Wolf / USA Today.
NEW ORLEANS (RNS) In a close vote, members of the Southern Baptist Convention have voted to accept the alternate unofficial name of “Great Commission Baptists.” Their two-day meeting ends Wednesday (June 20). By Adelle M. Banks.