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Federal judge overturns Wyoming gay marriage ban

Federal judge overturns Wyoming gay marriage ban

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is becoming the latest state to reluctantly allow same-sex marriages after a federal judge’s ruling striking down a state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

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Gay marriages on hold after Supreme Court justice's order

Gay marriages on hold after Supreme Court justice's order

LAS VEGAS — A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Wednesday temporarily blocked a lower-court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada, dashing plans in Las Vegas to start performing gay nuptials in the self-proclaimed marriage capital of the world.

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ACLU: Montana's gay marriage ban will end

HELENA — A state ACLU official says a decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down Idaho’s ban on gay marriage likely means Montana’s voter-approved ban also will be declared unconstitutional.

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9th Circuit strikes down gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada

BOISE, Idaho — A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 other states.

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Target signs legal brief backing gay marriage

Target Corp. has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the divisive issue.

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Wedding Sign

Wedding Sign

Wedding day is a joyous occasion to spoil a couple with gifts and well-wishes for a long, happy and prosperous life together. Gift ideas range from traditional dishes, to money to put toward larger purchases, to the outrageous. Common advice tells the bride and groom to request dream items--…

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John Buck, creative director with Gainan's Flowers and Garden Center, suggests that a bride and groom complete their registry at least four months prior to their wedding day.

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LBGT advocates in Wyoming applaud 10th Circuit ruling on Utah gay marriage

CASPER, Wyo. — The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Utah’s gay marriage ban, which could open the doors for marriage equality in Wyoming, gay marriage advocates said.

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More to do than saying 'I do': 5 steps to a successful marriage

More to do than saying 'I do': 5 steps to a successful marriage

It’s June, and love is in the air.

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Robert J. Samuelson: America's future hinges on fearsome mega-trends

WASHINGTON — Just why is American politics so dysfunctional?

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: How Arizona's anti-gay bill would have hurt religion

WASHINGTON — Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the Arizona Legislature’s effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.

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Wyoming House defeats same-sex marriage bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House on Thursday defeated bills on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.

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Gay couples can’t file for joint income tax return here, even if legally married

HELENA — Montana same-sex couples legally married in other states cannot file joint state income-tax return here, state Revenue Director Mike Kadas said Tuesday.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Ending rancor: Can gays help save marriage?

WASHINGTON — The rapid evolution of attitudes toward gay marriage is a wonder to behold.

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Guest opinion: Supreme Court's ruling on marriage echoes Roe v. Wade

Justice was not blind at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It was deaf — deaf to the will of the people of California and the nation. With its decision in the Perry case, a majority of the Supreme Court abandoned the 7 million California voters who passed Proposition 8. And by overturning DOMA…

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Guest opinion: To a late, gay uncle — we have come a long way

This column is dedicated to my Uncle Curtis, a gay man.

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Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts: Agents of intolerance hinder GOP

A group of rich Republicans is raising money to support same-sex marriage. By doing so, they reveal a fundamental split in conservative ranks between two very different philosophies.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Slow U.S. economy accelerates family meltdown

WASHINGTON -- The discouraging March employment report, with a job increase of only 88,000, raises questions well beyond the dreary state of today's labor market. Prolonged high unemployment may be silently shredding the social fabric in ways that last for decades. Even before the Great Rece…

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George F. Will: Same-sex marriage case veers into uncharted territory

WASHINGTON -- When on March 26 the Supreme Court hears oral arguments about whether California's ban on same-sex marriages violates the constitutional right to "equal protection of the laws," these arguments will invoke the intersection of law and social science. The court should tread cauti…

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Readers weigh in how to keep a marriage happy

What advice do happily married couples have? Here are some wise words from Gazette readers. Some have been slightly edited.

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