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Drive Underway to Oust Judge in Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Saturday Oct 25, 2014
The husband of a state senator from northeast Kansas has begun a campaign to oust a trial judge who ordered a court clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Washington School Gunman was Homecoming Prince

NATIONAL | By Martha Bellisle and Nigel Duara | Oct 25
The popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman opened fire in the school's cafeteria late Friday morning, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting told The Associated Press.

NC GOP: Proper for Officials to Refuse to Marry Gays

NATIONAL | Oct 25
Twenty-eight Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are urging state courts administrators not to punish employees who refuse to marry gay couples based on religious objections.

Bondi Asks Court to Keep Fla. Gay Marriage Ban in Place

NATIONAL | Oct 25
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wants a federal judge to keep the state's ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Review: Army Biased Against Transgender Worker

NATIONAL | Oct 24
Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman.

SC: Couple Can't Bring Same-Sex Federal Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Bruce Smith | Oct 24
A same-sex couple married in Washington, D.C., and seeking to have South Carolina recognize the union is suing the wrong people in the wrong court, state Attorney General Alan Wilson argued in federal court documents filed late Thursday.

Gay Rights Advocates Look to Next Steps in Wyoming

NATIONAL | By Bob Moen | Oct 24
Fresh off their victory to legalize same-sex marriages in Wyoming, advocates for gay rights are turning their attention to other state laws they say need to be changed.

Alaska Files Appeal of Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The state of Alaska is seeking to have an 11-judge panel of the federal appeals court for the West review a lower court's ruling that struck down gay marriage.

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

TLC Cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' Series

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family.

Michigan Gay Rights Group Gets $3 Million Donation

NATIONAL | Oct 24
A gay rights advocacy organization in Michigan has received a $3 million gift from the estate of the group's co-founder.