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Federal judge who upheld Louisiana same-sex marriage ban rescinds order

Thursday, July 2, 2015
U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman
A federal judge in Louisiana, who last year became the first to uphold a state's same-sex marriage ban after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in 2013, has "recalled and rescinded" his ...

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Fifth Circuit appeals court instructs federal judges to issue same-sex marriage rulings

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
John Minor Wisdom U.S. Courthouse in New Orleans,   home of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The order clears one of the final procedural roadblocks in the cases from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, which had been pending before the New Orleans-based court. The 5th Circuit had heard arguments in the appeals, but hadn't ruled. ...

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Lawsuit filed against Bobby Jindal over anti-gay marriage religious objections order

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jondal (R-La.)
A new lawsuit is challenging Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage. ...

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Louisiana begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Monday, June 29, 2015
Michael Robinson, left, and Earl Benjamin, partners for almost 14 years, exchange vows before Judge Paula Brown in a ceremony at Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Monday, June 29, 2015, in New Orleans. Court clerks across the state of Louisiana received the go-ahead to issue same-sex marriage licenses Monday.
Gay rights advocates said Louisiana had been the last state to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses when its clerks of court got the go-ahead Monday. ...

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Louisiana officials delay issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Friday, June 26, 2015
Louisiana
Louisiana's attorney general says it is not necessary for court officials to immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday. ...

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IBM cancels ribbon-cutting because of Bobby Jindal’s anti-gay executive order

Monday, June 22, 2015
IBM
IBM has cancelled Monday's ribbon-cutting for its new National Service Center in Baton Rouge because of Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal's executive order protecting those who object to same-sex marriage. ...

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Analysis: Anti-gay bill rejection gives Jindal a campaign opportunity

Monday, May 25, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
By voting down a proposal to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage, lawmakers thought they had put the divisive issue to bed and ended one of the major controversies of the legislative session. ...

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New Orleans mayor blasts Jindal with counter executive order protecting LGBT individuals

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Mitch Landrieu
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial religious objections executive order by issuing an order of his own. ...

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Critics bash Jindal over ‘religious freedom’ executive order

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jondal (R-La.)
"Arrogant" and "cynical" — that's what Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called President Barack Obama last fall after the president issued an executive order addressing the hot-button social issue of illegal immigration. ...

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Defiant Jindal issues executive order after Louisiana House panel kills anti-gay bill

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday shelved a divisive religious objections bill pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal, but the governor fought back, issuing an executive order aimed at doing the same thing. ...

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