same-sex marriage

Status of gay marriage legal challenges across US
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize gay marriages. The remaining state bans all face legal challenges to overturn them.
US Appeals court: States can’t ban gay marriage
DENVER (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that states must allow gay couples to marry, finding the Constitution protects same-sex relationships and putting a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Methodist panel overturns pastor’s defrocking
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A pastor who presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.
Presbyterian assembly: Gay marriage is Christian
DETROIT (AP) -- The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has voted by large margins to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of "two people," not just "a man and a woman.&…

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