The Supreme Court is ordering Washington courts to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for the wedding of two men because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage.
By Associated Press
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By Jessica Yarvin, Erica R. Hendry
WASHINGTON -- His vote likely to decide the outcome, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy voiced competing concerns Tuesday about respecting the religious beliefs of a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, and the gay…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
A Supreme Court case about a baker’s refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple is also a dispute over terminology.
By Associated Press
In the our news wrap Wednesday, the Supreme Court of South Carolina ruled that same-sex couples deserve the same protections from domestic violence as heterosexual couples. Several other states have already changed their laws. Also, President Trump took a new…
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina introduced a bill Tuesday that looks to ban same-sex marriages in the state, saying they are "not valid."…
By PBS NewsHour
It was an all-day interrogation for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who fended off Democratic efforts to ferret out his views on hot-button issues. Judy Woodruff takes a close look at the day’s proceedings with Marcia Coyle of the National…
By Iman Smith
The legislation serves as a triumph for marriage equality advocates, there’s a caveat. The Finnish Lutheran church is still divided on the issue.
An amendment to include same-sex marriage in Taiwan’s civil code has passed a parliamentary committee, clearing the way for same-sex marriage to become a reality in 2017. Although an attempt to pass the bill fell flat in 2013, Taiwan’s political…
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