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Ore. governor, AG hail marriage ruling; reaction from supporters, opponents

| Monday, May 19, 2014
Gov. John Kitzhaber (D-Ore.)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Both supporters and opponents of marriage equality spoke out Monday about a federal judge's ruling striking down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. Both the Governor and the Attorney General supported the ruling, and the state previously declined to defend the ban in court.

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Ruling expected today in challenge to Oregon same-sex marriage ban

| Monday, May 19, 2014
U.S. District Judge Michael McShane
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A federal judge was expected to make Oregon the latest state to allow gay marriage after state officials refused to defend its constitutional ban in court, and gay couples were poised to tie the knot right after the ruling.

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Federal judge rejects NOM’s motion to defend Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban

| Wednesday, May 14, 2014
U.S. District Judge Michael McShane
EUGENE, Ore. -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the National Organization for Marriage cannot defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage after the state attorney general refused to do so, paving the way for a ruling on the ban that could come at any time.

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Judge to hear arguments on allowing NOM to intervene in Ore. marriage case

| Wednesday, May 14, 2014
NOM chairman John Eastman
EUGENE, Ore. -- A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday about whether a national group can defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage because the state's attorney general has refused to do so.

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Oregon AG asks court to deny NOM request to intervene in gay marriage case

| Saturday, May 3, 2014
Ellen Rosenblum
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has asked a federal judge not to allow the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to intervene in a case to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Judge denies NOM’s request to postpone hearing in Ore. gay marriage challenge

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
U.S. District Judge Michael McShane
EUGENE, Ore. -- A federal judge in Oregon said Tuesday he would not postpone a long-scheduled hearing challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban to accommodate an eleventh hour request by the National Organization for Marriage to intervene in the suit and defend the ban.

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NOM seeks to defend Ore. gay marriage ban, questions gay judge’s impartiality

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
NOM chairman John Eastman
SALEM, Ore. -- The National Organization for Marriage said Monday it plans to file a motion to intervene and defend Oregon's gay marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

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Federal court to hear challenge to Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban

| Sunday, April 20, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. -- The future of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week, and while critics will argue that it unconstitutionally discriminates against gays and lesbians, there appears to be little support for it to be upheld.

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Oregon AG: ‘No rational justification’ for maintaining same-sex marriage ban

| Thursday, March 20, 2014
Attorney General  Ellen Rosenblum (D-Ore.)
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s attorney general has told a federal court that she believes the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages violates the federal rights of gay and lesbian couples

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Oregon AG certifies ballot title in proposed religious freedom initiative

| Saturday, March 15, 2014
Ellen Rosenblum
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has issued a title for a proposed "religious freedom" ballot initiative, effective adopting wording sought by the initiative's opponents.

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