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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
June 9, 2016
Judge issues final order upholding Alabama same-sex marriage
A federal judge in Alabama has issued a permanent injunction barring state officials from denying same-sex couples the right to marry in that...
June 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
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
January 6, 2016
70 same-sex marriage licenses issued in N.D.
BISMARCK—North Dakota counties have issued about 75 marriage licenses to same-sex couples since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in June, but the ruling has had minimal impact on county offices, state lawmakers were told Tuesday. Donnell Preskey Hushka of the...
January 6, 2016 - 10:27am
December 20, 2015
Slovenia rejects same-sex marriages in a referendum
LJUBLJANA - Slovenia rejected on Sunday a law that would give same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children in its second vote on gay rights in four years.
December 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
September 2, 2015
Citing God's authority, clerk defies top court on gay marriages
MOREHEAD, Ky.—Invoking God's authority, a Kentucky county clerk defied the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday and stood by her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses to any couples—gay...
September 2, 2015 - 6:47am
July 24, 2015
Episcopalian bishop says no to gay marriages
FARGO — Earlier this month at its general convention in Utah, the U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly to allow same-sex marriages in the church, a decision that one reverend called a “huge step” for equality. But the Episcopalian leader in North Dakota, Bishop Michael...
July 24, 2015 - 7:19am
July 21, 2015
What Supreme Court ruled in 1954 still applies today
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality, Kathy Schwab, Stark County recorder, and Diane Link, Walsh County recorder, indicated because of their religious views, they were uncomfortable issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Stark County...
July 21, 2015 - 7:38am
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 18, 2015
Gay couples in Bakken find niche
BOWMAN, N.D. -- ;Last month, the state Legislature defeated an anti-discrimination bill for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents...
May 18, 2015 - 7:50am