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Supreme Court Will Decide Gay Marriage This Term

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.

01/16/2015

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Dallas Couple Reflects As Appeals Court Hears Gay Marriage Case

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.

CBS 11–01/09/2015

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Civil Rights Loom As Appeals Court Considers Texas Gay Marriage

Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana took their stands against same-sex marriage Friday before a federal appellate court with a legacy of pushing Deep South conservatives out of their comfort zones on civil rights.

01/09/2015

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Gay Marriage Bans To Be Heard In Federal Court

Bans on gay marriage in three staunchly conservative Southern states were to get a hearing in a federal appeals court Friday.

01/09/2015

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Plano Couple Watching Appeals Court For Gay Marriage Ruling

The fight for marriage equality in Texas is hours away from taking center stage. And a Plano couple is in New Orleans, hoping they’re just one step away from legalizing their relationship.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2015

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Big Week Begins For Texas Laws Over Abortion, Gay Marriage

Two symbols of conservatism in Texas are now on potentially shaky ground: tougher abortion restrictions and prohibitions on gay marriage.

01/06/2015

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Ads Feature FWPD Officers Taking A Stand For Gay Marriage

Flanked by supportive colleagues, a Fort Worth police officer is taking a stand for gay marriage. He’s being featured in commercials now airing in Texas’ largest cities.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2015

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Big Week For State Abortion & Gay Marriage Laws

Both the state ban on gay marriage and tough new Texas abortion restrictions are being tackled this week by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

01/05/2015

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Attorneys Argue That Texas Gay Marriage Ban Hurts Kids

Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas’ gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in “stable, lasting relationships.”

09/09/2014

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Texas AG Abbott: Gay-Marriage Ban In State’s Interest

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.”

07/29/2014

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1st Same Sex Divorce Case Headed To North Texas Court

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.

CBS 11–05/15/2014

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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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