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Mississippi justices say gay marriage ban should be declared unconstitutional

Friday, February 27, 2015
Mississippi Supreme Court
Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices said Thursday that the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. [...]

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Missouri Supreme Court says lower courts can consider same-sex divorce cases

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Missouri Supreme Court in Jefferson City, Mo.
A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge should not have dismissed a request to divorce a same-sex couple, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, but didn't decide on the broader issue of whether judges can grant divorces to gay couples. [...]

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Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex divorce

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Mississippi Supreme Court
The Mississippi attorney general's office told the court that the state can't grant a divorce to same-sex couple because their marriage is void in Mississippi. [...]

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Ky. judge grants same-sex divorce because ‘all people should be treated as equals’

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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A judge in Kentucky has granted a divorce to a same-sex couple despite the fact the state doesn't recognize same-sex marriage. [...]

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Florida court won’t allow divorce for same-sex couple who married in Iowa

Friday, December 26, 2014
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The court ruled that a same-sex couple married in Iowa cannot get a divorce in Florida in a case that did not challenge the state's ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Ohio judge vacates couple’s divorce because their marriage isn’t recognized

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Ohio
An Ohio judge who mistakenly approved a divorce between two women vacated his decision because their marriage isn't recognized under state law. [...]

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Judge in Broward County, Florida, grants state’s first same-sex divorce

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Judge Dale Cohen
Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday dissolved the marriage of Heather Brassner and Megan Lade, who were united in a 2002 civil union in Vermont. [...]

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Same-sex couple’s divorce hearing set before Broward County judge

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Judge Dale Cohen
A judge in Broward County who found Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional has set a hearing to finalize the divorce of a gay couple. [...]

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Report: More lesbians marry than do gay men, gays have lower divorce rate

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Michelle Giorgi and Karen Madrone share a lighter moment with the Rev. Julie Peebles as she officiates in their wedding at the Guilford County Register of Deeds office on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Greensboro, N.C.
Almost two-thirds of all same-sex couples who entered legal relationships are female, and overall the divorce rate for gay couples is significantly lower than opposite sex couples. [...]

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Broward County judge again rules Florida’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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A judge in Broward County, who in August declared Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, only to later vacate his order on a technicality, has again ruled against the ban. [...]

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