Lawyers for a gay couple who sued a Texas county clerk who denied them a marriage license on religious grounds say their case has been settled.
The possibility of Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton being held in contempt of court for impeding gay rights diminished Monday after a lawyer said the state agreed to update vital records policies for same-sex couples.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has again told a federal judge that he shouldn’t have to personally appear before him and contest being held in contempt of court.
Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.
A traveler at a New York airport accosted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his opposition to gay marriage as Abbott was waiting with his family to board a flight to Austin.
A same-sex couple that was turned away while applying for a marriage license last week in Hood County is now suing the county clerk.
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.
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.
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.
Same-sex couples in Texas may soon obtain marriage licenses following Friday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage nationwide.
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!
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.