Court Case

Court Case

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National
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a summary reversal, overturned a decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court, in Pavan v. Smith, saying loud and clear that states may not treat same-sex married couples differently than other married couples. ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court announced it has granted review in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission – the Colorado case involving a Denver bakery that cited religious beliefs and refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple contrary to Colorado’s civil rights law. ...
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National
Tonya and Rachel Smith are a loving, committed same-sex couple living in Colorado. They have been married for seven years and have two children, ages seven and three. Rachel is also transgender. ...
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Local Politics
Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National
The appeal filed Tuesday argues that H.B. 2 violates the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause because it specifically targets transgender people. ...
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National
Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to have a child together using an anonymous sperm donor. ...
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National
The widower of a former KRON4 employee sued Young Broadcasting of San Francisco and the KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan for refusing to provide him with a spousal pension benefit even though the couple were registered domestic partners. ...
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National
E.L. kept V.L. from seeing the children, fighting her request for visitation, and arguing that the Georgia adoption was invalid in Alabama, where they live. ...
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National
Kimberly Hively says that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked for 14 years, denied her full-time employment and promotions because she's a lesbian. ...
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