Gov. Pat Quinn: State is now “on right side of history.”
Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.
A southwest Missouri woman hopes her deeply personal decision to get a divorce will open the door for other couples to end their relationships in a state that doesn’t recognize gay marriage.
On June 1, same sex marriages will be legal in the state of Illinois, but one church has already been officiating marriages for at least 10 years,
A Missouri House Democrat has introduced legislation that would repeal the state’s ban on gay marriage.
Federal court freezes a decision by a lower court that overturned Michigan’s ban on gay marriages.
Champaign County officials said the central Illinois county will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses Wednesday.
More than 80 same-sex couples from Illinois and have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including several from other counties who apparently didn’t want to wait until June 1, when gay marriage becomes legal throughout the state.
Attorneys for group appealing ruling that overturned Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban say kids are better off in a home with a mother and father.
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America’s most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.