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Justices must act fast if gay marriage to be settled in June

Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if the justices want to tackle the issue before their current term ends.

Ky. judge grants divorce to same-sex couple

A judge in Kentucky has granted a divorce to a same-sex couple despite the fact the state doesn't recognize gay marriage.

New high court look at gay marriage? Now legal in 36 states

The Supreme Court has quietly engineered a dramatic increase in the number of states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. The increase also has raised the chances the justices soon will step in to settle the legal debate.

Gay marriage cases teed up for justices’ action

Gay marriage cases have been added to the Supreme Court's agenda, with enough time for them to be argued and decided by late June.

Ky. governor makes appeal to Supreme Court

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has joined in an appeal asking the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage.

La asks US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case

The state of Louisiana has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take the rare step of hearing an appeal of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages before a federal appeals court rules.

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

A look at what’s next for gay marriage in US

A decision by a panel of federal judges to uphold anti-gay marriage laws in four states has created a split among the nation's appeals courts.

Gay marriage proponents rally in Kentucky

Gay marriage advocates have vowed to press on to overturn Kentucky's ban a day after a federal appeals court let the law stay in place.

Gay marriage on way back to US Supreme Court

The gay marriage issue is headed back toward the U.S. Supreme Court.

Gay marriage inaction doesn’t impact Ky. directly

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals of gay marriage bans in five states will not directly affect Kentucky because the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has yet to rule on the state's case.

McConnell talks religion in Bowling Green

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell talked abortion, gay marriage and the persecution of Christians in Iraq with three of Kentucky's most prominent evangelical leaders on Thursday.

Catholic leader urges marriage prayer

The Cincinnati-based leader of Roman Catholics in a 19-county archdiocese is urging them to pray that a federal appeals court considering same-sex marriage bans will uphold what he calls "traditional marriage."

Gay marriage arguments ring a bell in Cincinnati

The city where same-sex marriage will be argued this week before federal appeals judges has been the scene before of heated debate over gay rights.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky’s Gay Marriage Ban

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky's ban on gay marriage.

Conway And Beshear Discuss Opposing Same Sex Marriage Decisions

Conway and Beshear speak about their divergent views.

AG Conway Will Not Appeal Same Sex Marriage Ruling; State Will

Jack Conway announced he would not appeal a recent decision mandating Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Moments later Governor Beshear announced he would hire outside counsel to appeal.

Both Sides React to Kentucky Gay Marriage Ruling

A federal judge ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages from out of state. Gay couples now have the same benefits as straight couples in the state.

Same-Sex Couple May Set Precedent in Criminal Case

A Kentucky court could set a precedent if they force a lesbian woman to testify against her partner.

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