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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.
“So Kim Kardashian was not nervous walking down the isle. She has lots of practice. This is her third trip. I’ll bet she won’t be nervous on trips four, five, six and seven.”
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.
NEW YORK — More women are staying at home full-time to raise their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
Lawyers for plaintiffs in one of two pending lawsuits challenging Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court to combine the suits into one case.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Far from the expectant gaze of major restaurant critics and the accompanying pressure to produce the Next Big Thing, this little-big city offers chefs a unique opportunity — the chance to experiment with less fear of scathing reviews, empty tables and For Sale signs after an adventurous flop.
The journalist responsible for casting a national spotlight on polygamist Warren Jeffs says the practice is alive and well in Arizona and the man with 78 wives is still calling the shots from prison.
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.
Three out of four Arizonans support the right of gays to at least form civil unions, if not to wed outright.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation (Williams Institute), their success is even more remarkable.
“How many times has the vocal religious minority been on the wrong side of history and had to be dragged kicking and screaming into line with the rest of humanity?”
As the veto of SB 1062 proved, not everything that the Center for Arizona policy wants gets enacted. But the organization also has sometimes – though not often – found itself railing unsuccessfully against legislative support for changes in law.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has focused national attention on the state as business groups, gay rights supporters and even many fellow Republicans urged her to use her veto power.
Do you believe a photographer who identifies as homosexual should be punished for refusing to photograph an event celebrating the Westboro Baptist Church’s hateful ideas? Do you believe a Jewish printer should be threatened for declining to promote a conference criticizing Israel? Do you believe a pacifist should be coerced to paint pro-war posters for a rally? If you believe all these are wrong, you should support Arizona’s SB 1062—because that’s what the bill’s about rather than the things you may have heard.
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.
A state lawmaker who also is a pastor unveiled legislation Friday designed to protect him and others religious leaders from being forced to marry same-sex couples.
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President Obama, switching the subject from Obamacare, recently gave a speech describing income inequality as the most significant issue of our time. Advancing inequality “is what drives me”, he said, because it “poses a fundamental threat to American prosperity”.
Is America’s center rising again? It certainly seems that way.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.