Defense of Marriage Act

Group celebrates gay marriage ruling in Auburn streets

A few months from their fifth wedding anniversary, the Revs. Wendy Bartell and Lynn Gardner celebrated Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that paved the way, once again, ...

Auburn-area residents divided on same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court is divided after hearing arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage this week, and voters in the foothills are no different. Transcripts from hearings on T ...

A boost for gay marriage: Justices question US law

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the feder ...

Reader Input: Gay agenda transfers reader’s rights

In Susan Rushton’s recent piece, “Rufus takes issue with Supreme Court” (Journal, March 3), Rufus is the perfect foil for the progressive, prescient columnist. In ...

Can a minority effect change?

Re: Steve/Cokie (Roberts): ?On the side of love ?,? (Another View, July 10): First off, I think gay couples should (and do have in many cases) the same civil union rights as marrie ...

Court: Heart of gay marriage law unconstitutional

BOSTON - A federal appeals court Thursday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples, a groundbreaking ruling all b ...