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North Texans React To 1st Legal Gay Marriage In The State

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.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

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Texas Supreme Court Blocks Future Gay Marriages After Lesbians Wed

The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a lesbian couple wed in Austin.

02/19/2015

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

Attorney General Requests Review Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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.

02/18/2015

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

Probate Judge Rules Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

A probate judge in Travis County has ruled that the Texas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

CBSDFW.COM–02/17/2015

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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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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

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

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

Fort Worth Officer Chris Gorrie. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

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

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

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

NC National Guard To Recognize Same Sex Marriages, Texas

While the Texas National Guard refuses to allow same-sex spouses to apply for federal benefits, the North Carolina National Guard has decided to begin recognizing same-sex marriages.

09/09/2013