John E. Jones III
Wednesday, June 18, 2014HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A federal judge who overturned Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage is rejecting a bid by a county official from eastern Pennsylvania to appeal it. U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III issued his…
Monday, June 9, 2014The federal judge who struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage said Monday he saw no proof that same-sex marriage destroys the strength of families. U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III, responding to criticism of…
Monday, June 2, 2014On Monday's "Pray In Jesus Name" program, Former Navy chaplain Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt reacted to last month's ruling striking down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage by declaring that the judge who issued the ruling was…
Tuesday, December 17, 2013HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A federal judge hearing a challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning recognition of same-sex marriages is keeping the case on track for trial by preventing an appellate review at this stage.
Friday, November 22, 2013HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The trial of a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's gay-marriage ban will be held in June, a federal judge said Friday.
Friday, November 15, 2013HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A federal court challenge to Pennsylvania's 17-year-old law banning the recognition of same-sex marriages took an important step toward a trial Friday when a judge rejected two different attempts to block the lawsuit.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A federal judge said Wednesday he would not set a trial date just yet for a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage.
- Virginia state Senate passes protections for same-sex marriage opponents
- Ellen praises Obama for his work on LGBTQ rights
- Georgia House OKs bill protecting clergy who refuse to perform same-sex weddings
- Kentucky legislators want to create two marriage licenses -- one for straight couples, one for same-sex couples
- Kim Davis is obeying her orders, and issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples