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Federal judge strikes down Pennsylvania ban on same-sex marriage

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage was overturned by a federal judge Tuesday in a decision that legalized the practice throughout the Northeast and sent couples racing to pick up licenses.

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Judge set to rule Tuesday on Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Marc Levy, APThe Whitewoods _ Landon, 2, Susan, 49, Abbey, 16, Katie, 14, and Deb, 45, after a news conference to announce that they are the lead plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to overturn a state law banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA -- Gay rights activists should know within hours whether Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage will be overturned.

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Quicker ruling sought in challenge to Pa. same-sex marriage ban

Monday, April 21, 2014
pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Gay couples and others challenging Pennsylvania's 1996 law banning same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Monday to bypass a trial in favor of a quicker ruling in the case.

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Pa. accused of stalling in federal challenge to same-sex marriage ban

Monday, December 16, 2013
Marc Levy, APACLU lawyer Witold J. Walczak speaks alongside many of the 23 men, women and children who are plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Pa. ban on same-sex marriage.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Lawyers in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania's law that bans same-sex marriage on Monday accused the state's lawyers of using delay tactics and making unreasonable and intrusive requests for information from their clients, including whether they were ever in an opposite-sex relationship.

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Pa. county officials vow to issue marriage license to any gay couple who seeks one

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Montgomery-County-PA
PHILADELPHIA -- Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.

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