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Texas AG: Counties should wait if same-sex marriage legalized

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Attorney General Ken Paxton (R-Texas)
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged county officials Thursday to not immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal. ...

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Poll: More Texans support marriage equality than oppose it

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
AP (File)
Texas voters are split on whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry and on whether businesses should be required to provide services to them, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. ...

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Texas Supreme Court upholds divorce of same-sex couple

Friday, June 19, 2015
The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the Austin divorce of a same-sex couple, rejecting challenges in a state where same-sex marriage remains outlawed. ...

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Texas man indicted in murder of lesbian daughter, girlfriend

Thursday, June 18, 2015
James Crosby
More than a year after the bodies of a lesbian couple were discovered next to a dumpster behind a convenience store, the father of one of the women has been indicted on a capital murder charge for their deaths. ...

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Energy executive charged in Austin attack on gay man from Dallas

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
An energy executive and father of a former University of Texas football player is facing an assault charge in an attack on a gay Dallas man in Austin. ...

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1. The president doesn’t get to veto Supreme Court rulings. 2. Rick Santorum will never be president.

Monday, June 15, 2015
Rick Santorum
With the Supreme Court due to rule on marriage any day now, Presidential "candidate" Rick Santorum says he would fight back against a pro-equality ruling. So do couples need to worry about the possibility that Santorum could stop them ...

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Texas governor signs bill ‘protecting’ pastors from having to officiate same-sex marriages

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas)
Abbott said Thursday he was proud to sign the bill, which allows clergy members to refuse officiating marriages that violate their religious beliefs. ...

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Will North Carolina be the next state to ‘turn away the gays?’

Monday, June 8, 2015
A bill to allow North Carolina officials to refuse to serve any couple they don't like is several steps closer to passing, even after the governor vetoed it. ...

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Rick Perry seeks 2012 do-over, announces 2016 presidential bid

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Rick Perry
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to "end an era of failed leadership" and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one. ...

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Students told ‘Gay O.K.’ t-shirts to support bullied classmate was ‘disruptive’

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Two students at a Texas middle school were sent home on Wednesday, and several others were told to cover up their "Gay O.K." message they wore emblazoned on their T-shirts because school officials said the message was a "distraction." ...

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