Same-sex marriage

Judge Recognizes 1st Common-Law Same-Sex Marriage In TexasA judge has become the first to officially recognize a common-law same-sex marriage in Texas.
Cruz To Visit Jailed Kentucky ClerkRepublican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is heading to a Kentucky jail to support the county clerk imprisoned for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Kentucky Clerk Appeals Order Putting Her In JailThe three-page motion does not include arguments as to why Kim Davis should be released but amends Davis' earlier appeal of the judge's order.
Judge Grants 1st Same-Sex Divorce In Tarrant CountyOn Thursday, a judge in Fort Worth granted the county's first ever same-sex divorce.
Ken Paxton Faces Contempt Hearing Over Same-Sex Marriage RightsA federal judge has ordered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to explain why he should not be held in contempt for enforcing state laws that impede gay marriage rights.
Attorneys File Grievance Over AG Paxton's Comments On Same Sex MarriageA letter has been posted on-line, addressed to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. It's a grievance letter, and it talks about Paxton's response to the recent Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage.
Texas Clerk Issues 'Declaration' In Opposing Same-Sex UnionsA county clerk in West Texas is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asks state leaders in a self-described "declaration" to "protect natural marriage from lawless court opinions."
Hood County Gay Marriage License Flap Sparks Protests 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.
Clerk Refuses To Issue Marriage License To Same-Sex Couples"God did not elect her, I did," said Kevin Bass. "If she objects to doing her job, she can go."
Denton County Issues Its First Same-Sex Marriage LicenseCouple excited but realizes there are still challenges ahead for same-sex couples.
Denton, Collin Counties To Issue First Same-Sex Marriage LicensesFor the first time since Friday's historic decision that legally allows gay couples to marry in Texas, Denton and Collin Counties issued a same-sex marriage license on Monday morning.
Dallas Churches Miles Apart On Same-Sex DecisionCBS11 went to two very different church services on the first Sunday since the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.
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