Category: LGBT issues

Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Summarized

   In a landmark ruling, a federal judge in Oklahoma strikes down the Oklahoma Constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage.  Judge Terence C. Kern found on Tuesday that denying same-sex couples the right to a marriage license to be an “arbitrary, irrational exclusion. . . from a governmental benefit” which denies them equal protection under the [..]

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Gay Marriage Laws Across the U.S. – Where Do We Stand?

By David A. Tracy Washington this week becomes the 7th state to authorize marriages between persons of the same gender.  The law does not take effect right away.  Opponents of the law have until June 6th to gather enough petition signatures to force a statewide vote on the law in November.  Assuming the petition drive [..]

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