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Utah to spend $2 million to fight against same-sex marriage

| Sunday, December 29, 2013
Kim Raff, APRuth Hackford-Peer, right, and Kim Hackford-Peer, standing next to her, are married by Rev. Curtis Price, left, while hugging their two children Riley Hackford-Peer, back middle, and Casey Hackford-Peer, bottom middle, in the lobby of the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah officials say it will cost some $2 million to hire outside counsel to fight a federal judge's ruling striking down the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

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Federal court certifies Ariz. same-sex partners benefits case as class action

| Saturday, December 28, 2013
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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona has certified as a class action Lambda Legal's lawsuit on behalf of lesbian and gay Arizona state employees fighting a move by the Arizona Legislature to eliminate health care coverage for their families.

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Ind. Attorney General fielding questions on proposed same-sex marriage ban

| Saturday, December 28, 2013
Greg Zoeller
INDIANAPOLIS -- The chief counsel for Indiana state officials said Friday he has been fielding a lot of questions about placing the state's gay marriage ban in the constitution.

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More than 900 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in Utah

| Friday, December 27, 2013
Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner (AP)Patrick Freideman, left, and his husband Spencer Freideman kiss during their wedding in a hallway at the Hampton Inn in Ogden on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013.
SALT LAKE CITY — More than 900 marriage licenses have been issued to gay couples in Utah in the week after a federal judge struck down the state's ban.

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Man arrested on Christmas for making death threats toward lesbian sister

| Friday, December 27, 2013
Gordon Bissonnette
PLAINVILLE, Conn. -- A Connecticut man was arrested Christmas day for making death threats toward his lesbian sister because he disapproved of her sexual orientation and feared she might turn his daughter gay.

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Houston city workers file suit seeking equal benefits for same-sex spouses

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
Houston, Texas
Lambda Legal on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit against Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the city of Houston seeking to preserve spousal benefits, including health insurance, covering the same-sex spouses of city employees.

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San Diego man recovering from brutal attack in city’s gay friendly neighborhood

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
Dwayne Wynn
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego gay man said he was attacked by three men yelling anti-gay slurs and wielding a baseball bat just after midnight Monday in the city's historically diverse and gay-friendly Hillcrest neighborhood.

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Plaintiffs aim to block Idaho official from intervening in gay marriage fight

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
Amber Beierle (left) and Rachael Robertson are one of four couples challenging Idaho's gay marriage ban.
BOISE, Idaho -- Four couples challenging Idaho's gay marriage ban this week asked a federal judge to block the state from intervening in their lawsuit, arguing such a move would unnecessarily add to their workload and complicate the case.

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N.M. expects tourism boost following same-sex marriage ruling

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a jump in tourism from same-sex couples who now can get marriage licenses in the state following a New Mexico Supreme Court ruling this month.

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Holdout Utah counties begin issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
Ravell Call, Deseret News (AP)Jax and Heather Collins hug after getting married at the Salt Lake County clerk's office Monday, Dec 23, 2013.
PROVO, Utah -- Utah County officials who held out on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples even after a judge overturned a ban say they will now offer licenses to all eligible applicants.

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