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1 month 3 weeks ago

Same-sex marriages begin in the south

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold into a conservative region that long stood united against same-sex marriage. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to turn away appeals from a handful of states including Virginia...

2 years 6 months ago

Civil union bill still alive

A civil union bill passed the House Appropriations Committee by a 7 to 6 vote this afternoon. It has one more hurdle -- the Republican controlled House. It will have to be ratified by midnight, or die before it gets to the Governor. There is speculation there won't be...

3 years 4 months ago

More same-sex couples in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Census Bureau says the number of same-sex households in Colorado jumped by about 60 percent in the past decade. Now, more than one in five gay couples in the state are raising children. The data released Thursday puts Colorado in line with other states...

5 years 2 months ago

Same-sex unions begin in Vermont

Some couples had been waiting so long for gay marriage to become legal they held midnight ceremonies, but officials in Vermont say there hasn't been a rush of applications for licenses. A new state law went into effect today allowing same-sex marriage. That makes the Green Mountain state the fifth...

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