The gay rights movement saw a significant victory at the Supreme Court Wednesday, even as the court dodged the fundamental issue of whether marriage is a constitutionally-protected right for all couples, gay or straight.
A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims under President Obama’s health care overhaul.
Today, the U.S.Supreme court will heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry — a case considering the constitutionality of California’s gay marriage ban, Proposition 8.
The Defense of Marriage Act, which does not recognize same-sex marriage on a federal level, has resulted in one couple, Inger and Philippa Knudson-Judd, having to manage through a bi-national marriage. One wife lives in Colorado, the other, in the United Kingdom, because DOMA does not allow one wife to sponsor the other for American citizenship.
(Reuters) – The Obama administration decided on Tuesday to appeal a judge’s rulings that prevented the U.S. government from banning same-sex marriages, a move that could undermine support among President Barack Obama’s traditional liberal base […]
By DENISE LAVOIE (AP) BOSTON — A key part of a law denying married gay couples federal benefits has been thrown out the window in Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage. The ball […]