By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) narrowly rejected a proposal to revise the traditional definition of marriage on Friday, a year after it struck down a barrier to ordaining gays.
The Presbyterian General Assembly, meeting in Pitt
By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state appeals court rejected a challenge to New York's year-old same-sex marriage law Friday, ruling closed-door negotiations among senators and gay marriage supporters, including Gov.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to settle the legal fight over a law that denies federal benefits to married gay couples.
The Justice Department on Tuesday asked the court to hear an appeal in its next term of lower court rul
CHICAGO (AP) - Two Illinois county clerks have received permission to defend the state's gay marriage ban in court.
Effingham County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel and Tazewell County Clerk Christie Webb on Tuesday got the OK to intervene in the lawsuit filed in Cook Cou
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Two county clerks from downstate Illinois have asked a judge for permission to do what Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan won't: defend the state's gay marriage ban.