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Gays are now legally marrying in Arizona.
Friday's federal court ruling voiding Arizona restrictions against same-sex marriage raises a series of new questions about other state laws which discriminate based on sexual orientation.
A federal judge this morning voided Arizona's prohibition against gay marriage, paving the way for same sex weddings — immediately.
The path to same-sex marriages in Arizona hit a bump Wednesday as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily stayed Tuesday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voiding a similar law in Idaho.
The road to gay marriage in Arizona hit a bump this morning as the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily stayed Tuesday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling voiding similar laws in Nevada and Idaho.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday voided bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada, paving the way for gays to marry here.
Monday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to delay same-sex marriages in other states has no immediate impact in Arizona, but it could expedite gay marriages in the state if and when federal courts here decide the issue.
Having won benefits for current gay state and university employees, attorneys are back in court demanding the same for everyone hired in the future. And if they win, count on them to start going after cities, counties, school districts and all government employers in Arizona.
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.
In what could be the first crack in the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge on Friday ordered the state to issue a death certificate for George Martinez that lists Green Valley resident Fred McQuire as his legal spouse.
An attorney for the state told a federal judge here late Monday it's “unfortunate” — but not illegal — that Arizona will not recognize a man legally married in California as his husband's legal survivor.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.
Attorneys for the state are telling a federal judge there's a good reason Arizona won't let gays marry: They can't reproduce, at least not without the help of a third person.
Lawyers for Arizona and a group of gay and lesbian couples who sued over the state's ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to decide the case without a trial.
Gov. Jan Brewer said it may be time to consider extending the state's civil rights laws to gays.
A federal judge in Arizona won't be deciding whether people can marry their computers — at least not yet.
Supporters and foes of a same-sex marriage lawsuit playing out in federal court here finally found a point of agreement: They don't want the case expanded to decide if there's a constitutional right to marry an inanimate object.
Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state's ban is illegal.
An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples to allow them to marry.
Four couples filed suit Monday in a bid to void Arizona's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled the Arizona Board of Regents did not infringe on the First Amendment Rights of the Arizona Students' Association by cutting off their automatic access to student fees.
The partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, at least not now -- and possibly not ever.
Attorneys representing some gay state and university workers said the U.S. Supreme Court should spurn as "unworthy'' a bid by Gov. Jan Brewer to let her immediately slash domestic partner benefits.
Attorneys for the state will ask a federal appeals court Monday to let it stop providing insurance benefits for the partners of gay workers.
Carrie Sperling and Sue Shapcott moved here from Texas in 2007 knowing that Arizona wouldn’t recognize their same-sex marriage, but at least they would qualify for domestic partner benefits available to state employees because of Sperling’s job with Arizona State University.