WASHINGTON — Marriage licenses could soon look a little different in Virginia, thanks to a phone call from an upset bride-to-be. Virginia Del. Dave Albo, R-Fairfax, says a woman called him after discovering that clerks…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Civil liberties lawyers are applauding Virginia’s registrar of vital records for outlining new procedures to ensure the children of same-sex married couples are properly recorded by hospitals. Registrar Janet M. Rainey…
The Associated Press State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The high court Monday cleared…
A federal judge has struck down Virginia\’s ban on same-sex marriage, and has issued a stay on such marriages pending an appeal.
The federal government announced changes today that include allowing same-sex married couples to take part in group life insurance programs, long-term care insurance and retirement benefits.
There may be a drawback for same-sex couples now able to get married in Maryland – if they choose not to, a spouse could lose his or her benefits.
It can be stressful for couples to plan their
weddings. But for one Maryland couple holding a
New Year\’s holiday wedding, the stress is just a
bit shy of tenfold.
For Chris and Shawn Riley, making their wedding
guest list is a daunting task – as it would be for
any couple inviting every Marylander who voted
in favor of same-sex marriage this year.
Marylanders could make history Tuesday by voting
to legalize same-sex marriage.
The chief diversity officer at the nation\’s leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill\’s leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.
While most Maryland residents support gay
marriage, they are sharply divided over casino
expansion according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.
Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland say they know how residents really feel about the state\’s law allowing gay couples to wed, and they\’ve collected the signatures to prove it.
Opponents of same sex marriage in Maryland say the vote in North Carolina underscores their position, that marriage should be restricted to heterosexual couples.
President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday in a historic announcement.
The announcements went out last week, and the setting has been arranged: Maryland\’s same-sex marriage bill will become law in a signing ceremony Thursday.