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Supreme Court Delays Benefits for Utah Gay Couples

By Brady McCombs | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

Utah Ask High Court to Delay Gay Marriage Benefits

Friday Jul 18, 2014
Utah has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to extend a stay that's preventing more than 1,000 same-sex couples from getting state benefits.

Holder: DOJ Will Fight Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

By EDGE | Monday Jul 14, 2014
In an interview with ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the Justice Department will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower-court rulings overturning statewide bans on same-sex marriage.

Utah Gay Couples Who Married Could Get Benefits

By Brady McCombs | Saturday Jul 12, 2014
More than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples who married in Utah after the state same-sex marriage ban was overturned could get benefits in 10 days after a favorable ruling from a federal appeals court.

A Look at What's Next For Gay Marriage in the US

By Brady McCombs & Nicholas Riccardi | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Utah's decision to ask the nation's highest court to review a federal appeals court ruling in favor of gay marriage nudges the issue closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Utah to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling to High Court

By Brady McCombs | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Utah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that found states must allow gay couples to marry.

Advocates Giving Gay Marriage Petition to Utah Gov.

Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Same-sex marriage advocates plan to deliver a petition with thousands of signatures to the Utah governor’s mansion in Salt Lake City on Wednesday to push for recognition of gay couples.

Conservative Group Plans Conference in Utah

By Brady McCombs | Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
An international conservative group that opposes homosexuality is planning its first worldwide conference in the U.S. next year - a four-day gathering in Utah, a state that has become a focal point in the gay marriage movement.

Ruling Pushes Gay Marriage Closer to Supreme Court

By Nicholas Riccardi and Brady McCombs | Friday Jun 27, 2014
The first ruling by a federal appeals court that states can’t prevent gay couples from marrying makes it more likely the Supreme Court will ultimately have to make a decision it has so far avoided: do states have the ability to prohibit same-sex marriage?

Politicians, Groups React to Gay Marriage Ruling

Thursday Jun 26, 2014
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled for the first time that states cannot prevent gay couples from marrying. Here are some quotes from and about that decision.