Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas’ gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in “stable, lasting relationships.”
Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in “stable, lasting relationships.”
A Tarrant County woman is challenging the Texas laws on divorce – as it relates to same-sex marriage. Currently the only way two women, or two men can legally split in Texas is to have the marriage voided.
When Greg Abbott was paralyzed by a fallen tree in 1984, Mark Phariss flew 500 miles to his friend’s bedside.
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.
A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage and has postponed action pending an appeal.
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.
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.
A retired Dallas pastor says he will perform same sex marriages, even though the church he served for more than 40 years forbids it.
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.
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.
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.