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Oct 7, 2014

Federal judge wants briefs in SC gay marriage case

A federal judge is asking lawyers for a couple who wants South Carolina to recognize their same-sex marriage and state attorneys to submit briefs after a federal appeals court ruling appeared to clear the way for gay marriage in the state.

Aug 5, 2014

Plaintiffs oppose stay of gay marriage ruling

The plaintiffs in a court case challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban want a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to occur before the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on the issue.

Jul 31, 2014

Gay couples denied marriage licenses in Greenville

GREENVILLE (AP) — Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in Greenville County. The couples had expected their requests would be rejected Wednesday because South Carolina’s ban on gay marriage still stands. The couples are part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” campaign, where supporters of gay marriage get together for […]

Jul 29, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court next in line for gay marriage decision

An appeals court’s decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nov 15, 2013

Gov, AG: SC not required to honor gay marriages

Attorneys for Gov. Nikki Haley and Attorney General Alan Wilson said in court papers filed this week that the state of South Carolina doesn't have to recognize gay marriages performed legally in other states and the nation's capital.

Oct 18, 2013

Mayor under fire for ‘queer’ Facebook post

The mayor of a small South Carolina town is under fire after her Facebook post criticizing a decision allowing gay couples to apply for marriage licenses.

Mar 27, 2013

High court skeptical of federal marriage law

In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.

Mar 25, 2013

High court is priciest entertainment around

The most expensive ticket to "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway: $477. The face value of a great seat for this year's Super Bowl: $1,250. Guaranteed seats to watch the U.S. Supreme Court hear this week's gay marriage cases: about $6,000.

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