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Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

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A lady sports a hat with the Republican elephant.  (photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Nevada GOP Endorses Candidates, Drops Social Issues

Nevada Republicans pushed ahead Saturday with identifying GOP candidates they believe deserve the party’s backing in the upcoming primary election — even if their opponent is a fellow Republican. The delegates cast secret ballots on the endorsements the same day the newly approved effort drew bitter divisions at the state party’s convention in Las Vegas.

04/14/2014

A lady sports a hat with the Republican elephant.  (photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

County GOP Drops Marriage, Abortion From Platform

The Clark County Republican Party has removed language from its platform on several “social issues.”

04/01/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/Getty Images)

7 Couples Challenge Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A national gay-rights organization announced Thursday the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf of seven couples and two surviving spouses challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.

03/13/2014

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Same Sex Marriage Campaign Begins

“Freedom Nevada” is a campaign of several groups pushing to abolish Nevada’s ban on same-sex weddings

02/13/2014

File photo of two brides at their wedding. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Drops Gay Marriage Opposition

The state is withdrawing from a federal case in which it opposes gay marriage

02/10/2014

The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah's same-sex marriage ban should stand. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Mormon Church, Christian Coalition To File Federal Appeal Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah’s same-sex marriage ban should stand.

02/10/2014

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Court Gives Utah More Time In Gay Marriage Case

A federal appeals court has granted Utah’s request for more time to prepare opening arguments in defense of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

01/21/2014

The federal government says it will recognize marriage licenses issued in Utah for same-sex couples. (Getty Images)

Feds Side With Same-Sex Couples In Utah

Attorney General Holder says the government will honor gay marriage licenses issued in Utah.

01/11/2014

File photo of a Mormon church. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mormon Church: Same-Sex Weddings Prohibited In Their Churches

The Mormon church is telling its local leaders that same-sex wedding ceremonies and receptions are prohibited in their churches.

01/10/2014

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