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Nebraska court rules on gay marriage ban

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Nebraska's now-negated marriage ban has been struck down.
The ruling came in the case of seven same-sex couples who sued last year for the right to marry. ...

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Judge strikes down Nebraska’s ban on same-sex foster parents

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Lancaster County District Judge John Colborn declared the rules unconstitutional.
"This is a special victory for thousands of children in Nebraska," said Danielle Conrad, executive director of the ACLU of Nebraska. ...

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Opinion: Judges can’t refuse to perform same-sex marriages

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
Nebraska judges and court officials cannot refuse to perform same-sex marriages unless they refuse to perform all marriages, according to a state judicial ethics group. ...

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Nebraska’s strict same-sex marriage ban falls with Supreme Court ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015
Christopher Brown, left, and Tom Fennell hug after getting their marriage license at the Douglas County County Clerk's office in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 26, 2015. Gay couples in Nebraska will now have their marriages legally recognized now that the U.S. Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Gay couples in Nebraska are now able to marry and have their marriages legally recognized in the state that has had one of the most restrictive same-sex marriage bans in the country. ...

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Nebraska lawmakers avoid taking vote on LGBT workplace protections bill

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
More than a dozen opponents of a bill that would ban discrimination against gay and lesbian workers in Nebraska refused to cast votes during debate Thursday, quietly halting any further action on the issue in 2015. ...

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Federal judge tosses lawsuit filed by ‘God’s ambassador’ against ‘all homosexuals’

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Bible says that being gay is an abomination... just like charging interest on loans, having sex during a woman's menstrual period, and eating pork.
In a 3-page response, U.S. District Judge John M. Gerrard dismissed the case, citing among his reasons, that "a federal court is not a forum for debate or discourse on theological matters." ...

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Nebraska woman files federal lawsuit against ‘all homosexuals’ because they sin

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sylvia Driskell, 66, claims she is an "ambassador for God and his son, Jesus Christ," and filed a 7-page, handwritten lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Omaha. ...

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Gay teacher ousted from Catholic school gets new job

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Matthew Eledge
Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, Neb., ousted Matthew Eledge after learning he was engaged to his same-sex partner. ...

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15 states urge U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans

Monday, April 6, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court
Eight states where same-sex couples can marry are among 15 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans and leave the matter to voters and lawmakers. ...

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Federal appeals court blocks Nebraska same-sex marriage ruling

Thursday, March 5, 2015
A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold. ...

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