GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (RNS) Two men at the center of a legal fight over the state’s ban have become minor celebrities in this lakeside community, where they have a weekend home. But they still face plenty of opposition, including from family members.
Articles tagged “same-sex marriage”
WASHINGTON (RNS) The race to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation’s state and federal courts has become a self-fulfilling prophecy, fueled by an unbroken string of pro-marriage rulings since the Supreme Court first weighed in on the subject last June. As each decision strikes down state bans, it becomes more difficult for judges to ignore […]
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “Anybody who does not believe that gay marriage is going to be the law of the land just hasn’t been observing what’s going on,” Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said.
(RNS) Ten years after rejecting an “amicable separation” as premature, conservatives within the United Methodist Church now say a divorce is inevitable.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The fight over gay marriage is far from settled — and some conservatives insist that it never will be — but pro-gay groups clearly have the momentum. Here’s why.
(RNS) Bishop Gene Robinson, whose election rocked the Anglican Communion, has announced his divorce from his longtime partner and husband.
(RNS) The United Methodist Church opposes same-sex marriage. But now same-sex spouses of some church employees can receive church benefits.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Taking a cue from religious conservatives, the liberal denomination of some 1 million members becomes the first in the country to attack same-sex marriage ban on religious freedom grounds.