After Legalization, States Still Debate Gay MarriageWhile some states debate ways to limit how gay couples benefit from the national legalization of same-sex marriage, Nevada became the latest state to take aim at the last vestiges of defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Nevada Issues Hundreds Of Gay Marriage LicensesAbout 255 same-sex couples sought marriage licenses in Nevada in the first week after the marriages were ruled legal.
Gay Marriage Now Legal In ArizonaArizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced he will not challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state.
Nevada, Idaho Gay Marriage Bans Ruled UnconstitutionalA federal appeals court has struck down gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada.
Utah Takes Gay Marriage To U.S. Supreme CourtUtah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that found states must allow gay couples to marry.
Utah To Appeal Ruling To Recognize Gay Marriages Utah has appealed a federal judge's ruling that officials must recognize gay marriages that took place in the state after a same-sex marriage ban was overturned.
Court Hearing Nev. Marriage Appeal In SeptemberThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage in September.
Republican Activists Push Party On Gay MarriageAs 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.
Nevada GOP Endorses Candidates, Drops Social IssuesNevada 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.
County GOP Drops Marriage, Abortion From Platform The Clark County Republican Party has removed language from its platform on several "social issues."
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.
Same Sex Marriage Campaign Begins"Freedom Nevada" is a campaign of several groups pushing to abolish Nevada's ban on same-sex weddings