Lalenya Yahnke, left, and Teasha Kahl apply for their marriage license Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2014 at the Natrona County Clerk's office in Casper, Wyo. Yahnke and Kahl have been together for three years. Same-sex couples began receiving marriage licenses Tuesday morning after the Wyoming …
Hot-button issue meet cool legal logic.
FLORENCE — Heidi and Kara Kestrel know what it’s like to be on the wrong side of intolerance.
Same-sex couples can legally marry in Montana, following a historic ruling this month by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris, but what obstacles remain to full equality for their families?
“I, Kristie Lee Boelter, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the state of Montana, and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity, so help me God.” This is the oath tha…
A marriage equality celebration commenced on the seventh floor of the Yellowstone County Courthouse Thursday where 15 same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses in a single day.
In response to Judge Brian Morris’ courageous and historic decision applying the federal Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection to nullify Montana’s “marriage ban” amendment, Jeff Laszloffy of the Montana Family Foundation predictably decried the decision, stating that he was “heartbro…
HELENA — Lewis and Clark County District Court Clerk Nancy Sweeney on Friday said none of her deputies are exempt from issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
Opening arguments from Montana's attorney general are due Feb. 27 in his appeal of a federal court order that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
HELENA – As they stood linking arms and holding bouquets, Linda Gryczan and Constance Enzweiler of Helena married Thursday after waiting 31 years.
Leslie Burgess and Serena Early were the first couple to wed Thursday morning at the Missoula County Courthouse.
The actual first gay marriage license issued Thursday morning in Missoula.
Angie Rolando, left, and her partner, Tonya, shop for wedding rings in Great Falls on Wednesday after a federal judge overturned Montana’s gay marriage ban.
Sue Hawthorne smiles during a news conference announcing the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris calling Montana's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in Helena, Mont. Hawthorne and her partner Adel Johnson are plaintiffs in the case and were married earl…
Ally Logan and Carolyn Jones will try to be the first same-sex couple to wed at the Missoula County Courthouse.
The Missoula County Courthouse had an immediate crush for marriage licenses Thursday.
Ally Logan and Carolyn Jones will try to be the first same-sex couple to wed at the Missoula County Courthouse
Bert Pezzarossi and Dan Hance brought their six children from Miles City to the Yellowstone County Courthouse so the kids could watch them get married Thursday.
“Marriage is a personal relationship between a man and a woman arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of the parties is essential.”