PORTLAND, Ore. - Supporters of same-sex marriage in Oregon say the U.S. Supreme Court decisions Wednesday have set up a campaign to overturn the state's restrictions.
Oregon voters outlawed same-sex marriage in 2004 in an initiated constitutional amendment known as Measure 36.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is praising Jewish leaders for helping change American attitudes about gay marriage and other issues.
Biden says culture and arts change people's attitudes.
By Liz Raftery,
Jason Collins has become the first male athlete to come out while being active in a major professional sport, writing in this week's Sports Illustrated, " I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black.
RICHLAND, Wash. - The ACLU of Washington is representing a local couple in a second lawsuit filed against a Richland florist.
Baronelle Stutzman is the owner of Arlene's Flowers and Gifts and she now faces two lawsuits.
RICHLAND, Wash. - The lawyer for a Richland florist being sued for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding, says the lawsuit should focus on the first amendment.
Attorney Justin D. Bristol says the case is about freedom of speech and freedom of religion, not discrimination.
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing, from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado.
Now, however, the fabled expanse of deserts, jagged peak
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of Washington's top chefs came together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family's influence on the culture around food.
Chicago-based Chef Art Smith opened his Capitol Hill restaurant Art a
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
Dear Mr. President:
There is a man in Jacksonville, Fla., named Bryan Stone. He is 60 years old and works at a company that helps people find better jobs. He describes himself as "more to the right than the left," though not all that far out from the middle.