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Mormons repeal ban on baptisms for children of gay parents

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is repealing rules unveiled in 2015 that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of expulsion.

Judge who refused same sex adoptions a no show in court

A Kentucky judge who refused to hear same sex adoption cases could learn whether he'll be punished as soon as next week.

Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked

A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.

Congregation faces excommunication over gay marriage views

A Presbyterian congregation is facing excommunication and has been asked to vacate its church after a divergence with the national church on same-sex marriage.

Judge: Clerk doesn’t have to pay legal fees for gay couples

A federal judge has ruled that a county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015 doesn't have to pay legal fees for the couples who sued her.

Fayette clerk ready to roll out new marriage licenses

Tucked in among nearly 100 new laws in the Commonwealth is one stemming from the ongoing controversy that is same-sex marriage. With it, the way you get married is changing in the slightest way.

Kentucky governor signs off on single marriage license form

Kentucky's governor has signed a bill creating one marriage license form for gay and straight couples in the state, where a county clerk was jailed for refusing to issue licenses to same-sex couples.

Bill creating 2 marriage licenses clears Kentucky Senate

Kentucky's state Senate has approved a bill that creates different marriage license forms for gay and straight couples, with one Republican senator saying a form that does not include the words "bride" and "groom" is disrespectful to traditional families.

Same-sex parental rights at issue before Kentucky high court

The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering whether a woman has a right to intervene in an adoption case involving the child of her former same-sex partner.

Same-sex adoption case challenges what it means to be parent

Kentucky's Supreme Court is being asked to decide what it means to be a parent in today's ever-changing definition of family.

Clerk says she is unable to follow judge’s order

A Kentucky county clerk says she is unable to obey a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it would irreparably violate her conscience.

Reckoning nears for clerk resisting same-sex marriage ruling

A court-imposed stay has expired for a Kentucky county clerk who defied a judge's order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Taxpayers facing $2.3 million tab in same-sex marriage case

Attorneys who successfully challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage have submitted a bill for more than $2 million in legal fees, court costs and related expenses. Under federal civil-rights law, the state of Kentucky gets stuck with the tab as the losing party in the case.

Cops Called as Rowan County Couple Illegally Denied Same-Sex Marriage License

Video of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' illegal refusal to give a same-sex couple a marriage license is going viral, and is drawing more national attention to Kentucky over the issue.

Festival-like atmosphere outside Supreme Court

Same-sex marriage advocates and protesters alike filled the sidewalks outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday. It was a festival-like atmosphere, complete with warm sunshine and lots of selfies.

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.

Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

Challenges to same-sex marriage bans in four states will be argued this week in Cincinnati, the biggest day yet in a slew of upcoming cases going before federal appeals judges covering nearly half the United States.

Ky. Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Put on Hold

A federal judge is giving Kentucky more time to officially recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

Judge Weighing Whether To Stay Same-Sex Ruling

A federal judge is weighing whether to allow his order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries or put the issue on hold pending an appeal by Gov. Steve Beshear.

Governor Hires Private Firm in Gay Marriage Case

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has hired a private law firm from Ashland to represent him in appealing a judge's decision allowing state recognition of same-sex marriages.

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