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5 months 1 week ago

Same sex couples wed at Pueblo courthouse

PUEBLO - Dozens of same sex couples made a dash to the Pueblo County Courthouse Friday morning to be first line to receive marriage licenses from the Clerk and Recorder. Jessie Finau and Stephanie Martinez were deeply moved to have the government formally recognize their relationship in this way....

1 year 5 months ago

Post-nuptial agreements could rise

Post-nuptial agreements could increase after the Supreme Court decision granting gay couples federal marriage benefits. Post-nups are similar to pre-nups but take place after tying the knot. Nearly all 50 states allow them. Those who wed before the recent ruling may want to reallocate property and other items, and...

1 year 7 months ago

Gay marriage now legal in Rhode Island

Gay marriage is now legal in the state of Rhode Island. That state became the tenth in the nation yesterday to legalize same sex marriages. The governor addressed a large crowd of supporters of the bill in front of the state house, thanking the many individuals who worked to...

2 years 7 months ago

Civil unions bill hits close to home

The ongoing debate over gay marriage and civil unions is hitting close to home for one Springs family. She's the daughter of same-sex partners- who have been together for 25 years- and she's calling for action from our legislators. But, her cries for equality are just as loud as conservative...

4 years 1 month ago

Gay marriage notices denied

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's largest newspaper is defending its decision to refuse to publish marriage notices for gay couples. New Hampshire is one of five states to have legalized gay marriage. Two men getting married in Portsmouth on Saturday wanted to publish a marriage notice in the...

4 years 4 months ago

Judge overturns California gay marriage ban

A federal judge overturned California's gay marriage ban Wednesday with an unequivocal ruling that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's strongly worded opinion in the landmark case -...

5 years 3 months ago

Polis joins effort to repeal gay marriage ban

Colorado Democrat Jared Polis is joining 75 other House members to sponsor a bill that would repeal the federal ban on recognition of gay couples. The bill being introduced Tuesday would repeal a 1996 law denying federal benefits to same-sex couples. However, backers concede there is little chance the bill...

5 years 3 months ago

Same-sex unions begin in Vermont

Some couples had been waiting so long for gay marriage to become legal they held midnight ceremonies, but officials in Vermont say there hasn't been a rush of applications for licenses. A new state law went into effect today allowing same-sex marriage. That makes the Green Mountain state the fifth...

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