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Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Nearly four years after a constitutional challenge was quietly filed in federal court in San Francisco late on a Friday afternoon, California’s ban on same-sex marriage will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

03/25/2013

Sandy Stier (R) and Kris Perry, plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging California's same-sex marriage ban, pose in San Francisco on March 21, 2013. (Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Couple At Center Of Landmark Supreme Court Case On Same-Sex Marriage

Big change is coming to the lives of the lesbian couple at the center of the fight for same-sex marriage in California no matter how the Supreme Court decides their case.

03/24/2013

Same-sex couple Thom Watson (R) and Jeff Tabaco kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license while waiting to hear a decision on whether same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California August 12, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Supreme Court To Overturn California Gay Marriage Ban

In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn California’s same-sex marriage ban and turn a skeptical eye on similar prohibitions across the country.

02/28/2013

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Silicon Valley Giants Urge Supreme Court To Overturn DOMA

Apple, Google and other leading Silicon Valley technology companies have joined hundreds across the nation in signing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.

02/28/2013

Lesbian Wedding

80 Conservatives Back Supreme Court Challenge To Prop. 8 Marriage Ban

More than 80 “conservative voices” have signed onto a legal brief supporting the notion that same-sex couples should have a fundamental right to marriage.

02/26/2013

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Gay Couples Offer Supreme Court Arguments For Full Marriage Equality

Gay and lesbian couples who are challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that the Constitution prohibits discrimination against them in the nation’s largest state or anywhere else in America.

02/21/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Obama Considers Weighing In On Prop. 8 Supreme Court Case

The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions.

02/20/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Makes Rare San Francisco Appearance

She talked about everything from affirmative action to her family background, but would not comment on same sex marriage.

01/28/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Proponents, SF City Attorney Prepare Supreme Court Arguments

Supporters of California’s ban on same-sex marriage have filed their first briefs with U.S. Supreme Court ahead of the hearing on Proposition 8 set for March.

01/23/2013

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marin Carpool Lane Violator Says Corporation Counts As Passenger

A San Rafael man pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane is fighting the traffic ticket on the grounds that he was riding with a corporation.

01/07/2013

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