WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is wading into the fight over same-sex marriage at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don't allow it. The court's first major examination of gay rights in 10 years... more »
It was seven years ago Colorado voters banned gay marriage, and now civil unions are becoming law. Gay rights activists are calling it a step toward equality, however there are still distinct lines between civil unions and marriage.
"We had our own wedding in 2010, so at that point... more »
DENVER (AP) - A gay rights group is trying to pressure businesses to sever links to organizations like Focus on the Family over allegations the organizations promote anti-gay hate groups.
Focus vice president Gary Schneeberger says retailers should not take political stands.
According to the Denver Post, gay... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential contenders may be feeling nostalgic for the days of a single pledge: the oath of office.
This year, candidates are being asked - or pressured - to profess their fealty to a whole host of positions on marriage, taxes, the deficit, abortion and gay... more »
The archbishop of Denver is defending a Catholic school's decision not to allow two children to continue as students because their parents are a lesbian couple.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Tuesday it's a "painful situation" but the decision is in line with church beliefs.
He says Catholic... more »
Election '09 won't pack the same oomph of last year's presidential spectacular. But a handful of ballots in a few states will offer hints to the country's state of mind.
In Virginia and New Jersey, voters will reveal whether President Barack Obama's campaigning has paid off. The states are... more »
The Washington state attorney general's office says it is appealing a federal judge's decision to keep secret the names of people who signed petitions calling for a public vote on expanded domestic partnership benefits. Spokeswoman Janelle Guthrie says Attorney General Rob McKenna will ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of... more »