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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
Nebraska
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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Arkansas, Nebraska businesses sign pledge for LGBT equality

Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Hundreds of businesses in Arkansas and Nebraska have signed an HRC pledge to advance workplace equality for members of the LGBT community. [...]

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Nebraska AG seeks stay of ruling striking down same-sex marriage ban

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Attorney General Doug Peterson (R-Neb.)
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state should not be forced to recognize same-sex marriages until the matter is decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. [...]

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Nebraska welfare officials ignoring state’s ban on gay, unmarried foster parents

Monday, March 2, 2015
Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln.
Nebraska welfare officials have been placing foster children in the homes of gay, lesbian and unmarried couples, despite a 1995 policy barring the state from doing so. [...]

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts denounces same-sex marriage ruling

Monday, March 2, 2015
Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.)
The Republican governor said Monday that the issue should be left to Nebraskans, and not an "activist judge" subverting their will. [...]

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Federal judge strikes down Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

Monday, March 2, 2015
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A federal judge blocked Nebraska’s same-sex marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general’s office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. [...]

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Both sides submit final arguments in Nebraska same-sex marriage lawsuit

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Nebraska
Attorneys on both sides of the legal fight over Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage have turned in final written arguments on a motion to quash the ban immediately. [...]

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No immediate ruling from federal judge on Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, February 19, 2015
nebraska
The same sex-couples challenging Nebraska's ban on gay marriage hope a federal judge will block it, but that won't be the end of the fight because the state has promised to appeal. [...]

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Nebraska bill to ban LGBT discrimination will move to Legislature

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Nebraska
Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha said Thursday that he will not try to pull the measure back into its committee, but will revisit his concerns when it's debated on the floor. [...]

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