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Marriage licenses issued in Kentucky to same-sex couples

Friday, June 26, 2015
Benjamin Moore, left, and Tadd Roberts kiss after their marriage ceremony at the Jefferson County Clerks Office Friday, June 26, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
Timothy Love was at the head of the line Friday with his same-sex partner of 35 years to obtain the marriage license he fought for in the courts. ...

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Kentucky governor makes appeal to Supreme Court in gay marriage case

Friday, December 12, 2014
Gov. Steve Beshear (D-Ky.)
The governor's private attorneys filed the request this week, joining plaintiffs who earlier appealed a lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws. ...

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Ky. Senate approves bill aimed at AG’s refusal to defend gay marriage ban

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Attorney General Jack Conway (D-Ky.)
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Senate reacted Monday to the attorney general's refusal to appeal a ruling allowing state recognition of same-sex marriages, passing a bill that would allow top legislative leaders to intervene in such situations. ...

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Judge considers whether to issue stay in Ky. same-sex marriage ruling

Monday, March 17, 2014
U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A federal judge is weighing whether to allow his order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries or put the issue on hold pending an appeal by Gov. Steve Beshear. ...

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Ky. governor asks for delay in same-sex marriage ruling while he appeals

Friday, March 14, 2014
Gov. Steve Beshear (D-Ky.)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear on Friday asked a federal judge to delay the effective date of his ruling allowing state recognition of same-sex marriages while he appeals the case. ...

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Ky. governor hires private law firm to defend same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Gov. Steve Beshear (D-Ky.)
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed a $100,000 contract with a private law firm from Ashland to represent him in appealing a judge's decision allowing state recognition of same-sex marriages. ...

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Ky. governor to hire outside counsel to appeal same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Gov. Steve Beshear (D-Ky.)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday that the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states and countries after the attorney general announced that he would ...

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Ky. National Guard now allowing benefits for married same-sex couples

Sunday, November 17, 2013
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has accepted a recommendation from the state's adjutant general to allow spouses of gay National Guard members to apply for federal marriage benefits. ...

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Ky. House may override Governor’s veto of religious freedom bill

Monday, March 25, 2013
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky state House is prepared to hold a vote Tuesday on overriding Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's veto of a bill that sponsors say is intended to protect the religious beliefs of Kentuckians from government intrusion. ...

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Kentucky governor vetoes religious freedom bill

Friday, March 22, 2013
Gov. Steve Beshear (D-Ky.)
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear will have to decide Friday whether to veto a bill that supporters say would give stronger legal standing in Kentucky to people who claim their religious rights are being violated. ...

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