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Community calendar of events for Feb. 15, 2018
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March 23, 2017
Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
PAWHUSKA, Okla. - A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing...
March 23, 2017 - 8:56am
January 11, 2017
North Dakota Senate votes down bill to amend state law to reflect legal gay marriage
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate voted down legislation to update state law with gender-neutral language Tuesday, Jan. 10, about 18 months...
January 11, 2017 - 6:42am
January 4, 2017
North Dakota legislative committee to consider gender neutral language
BISMARCK — A North Dakota legislative committee will consider amendments to almost three dozen sections and subsections of state law to...
January 4, 2017 - 7:41am
September 30, 2016
Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage stance
The chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, charged with defying federal court rulings that permit same-sex marriage, was suspended on Friday for a second time after being found guilty of violating judicial ethics, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary ruled.Chief Justice Roy Moore...
September 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
September 10, 2016
Mexicans march against president's proposal to allow gay marriage
MEXICO CITY - Tens of thousands of people across Mexico marched on Saturday to protest against gay marriage, challenging President Enrique Pena Nieto's proposal to recognize same-sex marriage throughout the traditionally conservative country.The marches were called by the
September 10, 2016 - 11:00pm
March 28, 2016
Marriage ban still on North Dakota books
A rare bipartisan voice of reason was heard this week in the halls of the North Dakota Capitol. Two legislators, often on opposite sides of issues and policy, agreed the Legislature must bring the language of state law regarding the definitions of marriage into compliance with a...
March 28, 2016 - 6:35am
December 9, 2015
Gay marriage advocates sue North Carolina over opt-out law
December 9, 2015 - 4:21pm
A lesson from Kentucky for North Dakota
County officials in North Dakota should be paying close attention to the goings on in Kentucky regarding a county clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. A Kentucky federal judge found Kim Davis in contempt and jailed her after she refused to issue licenses, and...
September 9, 2015 - 6:41am
July 15, 2015
Stark County recorder finds way to serve all of the public
The Stark County Commission and its state's attorney solved a problem before it became one Monday by allowing the county's deputy recorder to sign same-sex marriage licenses after county recorder Kathy Schwab expressed her unwillingness to doing so based on her belief system. Schwab,...
July 15, 2015 - 7:51am
July 7, 2015
Debate poisoned by hate
If there was any doubt that North Dakota has a long way to go to catch up to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality, it was dispelled by remarks from a first-term Valley City legislator. Republican Rep. Dwight Kiefert, responding to the court's historic decision, posted...
July 7, 2015 - 6:41am
June 29, 2015
Good day for human rights
The U.S. Supreme Court caught up to the nation Friday when it said that state bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. It was a relatively simple extension of basic civil rights that has been a long time coming. Advocates for ending discrimination against same-sex marriage...
June 29, 2015 - 6:44am
Texas attorney general says county clerks can refuse gay couples
County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring states to allow same-sex marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Sunday. The nation’s top...
June 29, 2015 - 12:07am
June 27, 2015
Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage
BISMARCK -- Gay rights supporters in North Dakota celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in favor of same-sex marriage Friday, a historic decision that overturns the state's ban on those unions. Friday's decision came 11 years after almost three-fourths of North Dakota...
June 27, 2015 - 7:18am
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage nationwide
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection...
June 26, 2015 - 2:55pm
May 28, 2015
N.C. governor to weigh opt-out measure for officials opposed to gay marriage
May 28, 2015 - 5:00pm