A contentious debate is expected as a Texas House committee hears a bill barring state and local employees from licensing or recognizing same-sex marriages — even if the U.S. Supreme Court authorizes them.
About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call “Biblical marriage” — a union between a man and a woman.
Hundreds are gathering at the Texas Capitol for a rally against same-sex marriage, headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the federal labor department over a plan that would extend family and medical leave benefits to married same-sex couples.
Paxton asked the Supreme Court of Texas to declare the marriage license issued to the couple invalid.
As a newlywed lesbian couple in Texas celebrate defying a statewide ban on gay marriage, the state’s attorney general is preparing to tell a court why their nuptials are invalid.
Jack Evans and George Harris say they cheered when Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant exchanged vows Thursday morning, after a state judge ordered the Travis County clerk to issue them a marriage license.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked the state Supreme Court to review a probate judge’s order that found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
A probate judge in Travis County has ruled that the Texas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
News that the Supreme Court will take up same sex marriage in America was welcome news to a Plano couple who has been fighting for years for the right to marry.
Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.
Like most couples who have spent more than a half century finishing each others sentences — and interrupting others — Jack Evans and George Harris fit like an old pair of jeans.