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Hood County Gay Marriage License Flap Sparks Protests

gay couple in Granbury took a tentative step toward marriage Thursday afternoon as dueling protests on the gay marriage issue swirled outside the Hood County Clerk’s Office.

CBS 11–07/02/2015

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Gay Couple Together Nearly 55 Years 1st To Marry In Dallas County

Today, 85-year-old Jack Evans and 82-year-old George Harris, were the first couple to get married in Dallas County, after the Supreme Court declared same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2015

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North Texas Same-Sex Couples Line Up For Marriage Licenses

As soon as the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage was announced couples, many of whom had already gathered at the Dallas County Clerk’s Office, lined up to get marriage licenses.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex couples in Texas may soon obtain marriage licenses following Friday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage nationwide.

06/26/2015

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Texas County Clerks Prepare For Rush If Gay Marriage Legalized

All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court this morning since same-sex marriage is among the five cases still to be decided. But the Texas AG has a message for offices preparing to issue marriage licenses – not so fast!

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2015

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Texas AG: Counties Should Wait If Gay Marriage Legalized

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.

06/25/2015

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Texas Supreme Court Upholds Divorce Of Same-Sex Couple

The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the Austin divorce of a same-sex couple, rejecting challenges in a state where gay marriage remains outlawed.

06/19/2015

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Abbott Signs ‘Pastor Protection’ Bill Into Law

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a ‘pastor protection’ bill into law, which allows clergy members to refuse officiating same-sex marriages that violate their religious beliefs.

06/11/2015

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Texas House OKs Letting Clergy Refuse To Marry Gay Couples

Republicans, who control the Legislature and haven’t lost a statewide office since 1994, say the bill will keep church elders from being sued for refusing to perform weddings that clash with “sincerely held” religious beliefs.

05/21/2015

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Lawmakers Have Busy Night At State Capitol

From same-sex marriage, to schools, to the money that goes into your pocket — it was a busy night on Thursday at the State Capitol in Austin.

05/15/2015

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Deadline Passes For Texas Gay Marriage Bill

A bill widely backed by Texas Republicans to stop gay marriage regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules this summer is dead for now.

05/15/2015

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Texas GOP Preparing For Gay Marriage Fight

Gay rights activists said that a showdown in Texas is looming over an attempt by Republicans to pass new laws before the U.S. Supreme Court possibly legalizes gay marriage.

05/12/2015

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