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U.S. Supreme Court reviews Utah’s same-sex marriage law

Friday, January 3, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY -- Legal arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court about Utah's overturned same-sex marriage ban have focused heavily on whether gay and lesbians can be suitable parents, provoking a debate on family values in the Mormon state. [ Read more → ]
Tom Smart, Deseret News (AP)Derek Kitchen, left, and Moudi Sbeity, one of the gay couples that challenged Utah's gay marriage ban, at a celebration rally in Salt Lake City on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013.

Lawyers for gay couples ask Supreme Court to allow same-sex unions

Friday, January 3, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY -- Lawyers for three same-sex couples in Utah have filed court papers with the U.S. Supreme Court explaining why gay marriage should be allowed to continue. [ Read more → ]
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Sotomayor ponders stay of order allowing same-sex marriage in Utah

Thursday, January 2, 2014
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is pondering whether to grant a stay of a federal district court’s order that the state of Utah stop enforcing its ban on marriage for same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
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Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages during appeal

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the state's voter-approved ban. [ Read more → ]

Diverse U.S. Supreme Court justices, families mirror country

Thursday, March 14, 2013
The varied family portraits of the U.S. Supreme Court justices are somewhat at odds with the arguments of gay marriage opponents who stress the unique ability of heterosexual couples to have babies as a reason to uphold bans on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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