Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday. “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Francis asked. “We shouldn’t marginalize people for this. They must be integrated into society.”
The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Same-sex couple, Cameron & Chris Day tied the knot live on the air at Alice@97.3′s Sarah And Vinnie Morning Show…
Monday was the first chance for all but a handful of the state’s same-sex couples to wed since 2008, when about 18,000 marriages went forward during a brief legal window before a voter-approved ban.
The Santa Clara County Clerk’s office issued more than twice as many marriage licenses as usual in its first day since a federal court lifted a stay on same-sex marriages late last week.
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in downtown San Francisco to watch the city’s 43rd annual Pride Parade, and the crowd had even more to celebrate than in previous years
Only days after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a 2010 injunction blocking same-sex marriages, the San Francisco county clerk’s office has issued 563 same-sex marriage licenses and recorded 479 same-sex marriages.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the state.
Over 100 same-sex couples wed at San Francisco City Hall Saturday as clerks continued issuing marriage licenses one day after a federal appeals court cleared the way for the state of California to immediately lift a 4-year freeze.