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Gay Marriage Fight Pits Texas AG vs. Gay Friend

When Greg Abbott was paralyzed by a fallen tree in 1984, Mark Phariss flew 500 miles to his friend’s bedside.

02/28/2014

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Texas Gay Marriage Ruling Sparks Debate

A federal court ruling has fueled debate across the nation. A judge on Wednesday struck down the Texas ban on same-sex marriage, calling it unconstitutional.

02/27/2014

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage and has postponed action pending an appeal.

CBS 11–02/26/2014

Wedding cake topper figurines are seen at a bakery. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Hears Challenge Of Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban

Attorneys for two same-sex couples have faced off with the Texas attorney general’s office over whether a federal judge should lift the state ban on gay marriage.

02/12/2014

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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Challenged In Court

Two gay couples challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage will take their case to court on Wednesday in the wake of recent legal victories in two other conservative states.

02/12/2014

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Dallas Pastor Will Perform Same Sex Marriages

A retired Dallas pastor says he will perform same sex marriages, even though the church he served for more than 40 years forbids it.

01/21/2014

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US Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Ban

U.S. District Judge Terrence Kern handed down the ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two same-sex couples. Kern’s ruling was immediately stayed pending appeal, meaning gay marriages won’t immediately happen in Oklahoma.

01/14/2014

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Committee To Discuss Gay Rights At Dallas’ City Hall

Six months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, gay rights and same-sex marriages in Dallas are back on Monday’s agenda.

12/01/2013

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Two same-sex couples are challenging the constitutional ban on gay marriage across Texas in a San Antonio federal court. A judge could hear arguments as early as January.

11/27/2013

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Elder Bush Attends Same-Sex Wedding In Maine

Former President George H.W. Bush has served as an official witness at the same-sex wedding of two longtime friends in Maine.

09/26/2013

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Texas High Court To Consider Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.

08/23/2013

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Gay Couples Marry In Minnesota & Rhode Island

Gay couples began tying the knot in Minnesota early Thursday and prepared to do so in Rhode Island, as the two states became the latest to allow same-sex marriage.

08/01/2013

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