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Ban on Opposite Sex Polygamy in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional: Same-Sex Monogamy Remains On Hold

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
It's official, polygamy is now legal in Utah, however if you'd like to have more than one same-sex spouse, you'll have to wait for a United States Supreme Court Ruling.

Bill McCamley

Homeschooling Group Enlists Toddlers to Fight Pro-Gay Candidate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
A homeschooling group in New Mexico that is seeking to unseat a State Representative instrumental in passing marriage equality in the state is enlisting the help of homeschoolers "who can walk" to campaign for a right-wing agenda.

Sharon Baldwin (l) and Mary Bishop (r), plaintiffs

Okla. Couple Asks SCOTUS to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Attorneys for a same-sex Tulsa couple seeking the right to marry in Oklahoma have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to take up their case.

NOM's Brian Brown

Case Dismissed: NOM Can't Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A federal appeals court has dismissed the National Organization for Marriage's effort to appeal an Oregon court ruling that allows same sex marriage.

Georgia City Moves Ahead on Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.

Fla. Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Gary Fineout | Aug 27
Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

Girl Accidentally Kills Gun Instructor with Uzi

NATIONAL | Aug 27
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Gov. McCrory Asked Not to Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 27
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.

Rev. Melody Merida, of the Life Journey Church, hands out signed heart-shaped cards to Greg Hasty, left, and CJ Vallero following at a rally in Indianapolis.

Judges Blast Indiana, Wisconsin Gay Marriage Bans

NATIONAL | By Michael Tarm | Aug 26
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.

Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza.

Crowds Line Up to Hear Federal Gay Marriage Appeal

NATIONAL | By Michael Tarm | Aug 26
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.

Bryan Cranston, winner of the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his work in "Breaking Bad."

Not a Good Night for Movie Stars at Emmys

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Aug 26
The Emmys welcomed plenty of movie stars to television's biggest awards show, including Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Spacey, Mark Ruffalo and the reigning Oscar winner for best actor, Matthew McConaughey. All were sent home empty-handed.