A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.
The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.
In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County.
From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.
The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.
Kansas’ Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.
The 5-4 decision ends the flood of cases challenging statewide same-sex marriage bans across the country.
The bill is the latest in a string of religious exemption bills introduced and supported in Republican-controlled state legislatures.
Missouri state employees will now be able to enroll their same-sex spouses in the state’s health-care program after a ruling by a judge this month.
This article is part two in a series on facts and realities of teen sexual behavior in the United States. Here, we take an even closer look at what the data in a recent report is telling us about teen sexual behavior.