- Idaho city settles lawsuit over local law, LGBT weddings Updated: May-03-16 3:46 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A city in northern Idaho has settled a lawsuit brought by wedding chapel owners who oppose same sex marriage.
- Oregon bakery owners file appeal in gay wedding cake case Updated: Apr-28-16 9:28 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon bakery owners who denied service to a same-sex couple are arguing that a state ruling ordering them to pay $135,000 in damages violates state and federal laws.
- Chief justice says ethics complaints should be dismissed Updated: Apr-27-16 6:19 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says a judicial ethics panel should dismiss complaints filed against him as he fought to keep gays and lesbians from marrying in the state.
- Colorado court: ruling stands that baker can't cite religion Updated: Apr-25-16 3:27 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the case of a suburban Denver baker who would not make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, letting stand a lower court's ruling that the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner cannot cite his Christian beliefs in refusing service.
- Bill would take Alabama out of marriage license business Updated: Apr-20-16 6:46 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama House committee has approved a bill that would replace state-signed marriage licenses with contracts in a bid to free probate judges from signing licenses for gay couples.
- Minnesota's 5-day wait for marriage license could end Updated: Apr-20-16 4:37 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's five-day wait for a marriage license, a law which dates back to the Great Depression, could soon be a thing of the past.
- With this rigatoni, I thee wed: The 1st Pastafarian wedding Updated: Apr-16-16 11:36 am
AKAROA, New Zealand - The wedding rings were made of pasta, the ceremony was held on a pirate boat, and when it came time for the kiss, the bride and groom slurped up either end of a noodle until their lips met.
- Knoxville woman makes quilts to honor military veterans Updated: Apr-10-16 10:39 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Stacks of unfinished quilt tops, colorful fabric and thousands of spools of thread fill the basement of Doyleen Workman Taylor's Knoxville home.
- Firefighters won't face suspension over wedding invitation Updated: Apr-09-16 4:23 pm
GARFIELD, New Jersey - Two New Jersey volunteer firefighters who are engaged to be married won't face suspension for inadvertently violating department rules when they shared their wedding invitation on Facebook.
- Western Michigan clerk offers wedding vow renewal services Updated: Apr-08-16 2:34 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A county clerk in western Michigan is offering wedding vow renewal services.
- Turkmenistan requires HIV test for marriage license seekers Updated: Apr-06-16 2:09 pm
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan has passed a law under which all people seeking a marriage license must be tested for HIV.
- Washington governor bans state travel to Mississippi Updated: Apr-05-16 9:26 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined the Seattle mayor in banning official travel to Mississippi due to the state's new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on beliefs.
- The Latest: Legal experts say new law violates 1st Amendment Updated: Apr-05-16 8:06 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signing a bill law that allows religious groups and some private employers to refuse service to gay couples based on religious beliefs (all times local):
- Seattle mayor bans city employee travel to Mississippi Updated: Apr-05-16 6:27 pm
SEATTLE - Seattle's mayor has barred the use of city funds for employee travel to Mississippi after their governor signed a law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on beliefs.
- New York bans state trips to Mississippi because of new law Updated: Apr-05-16 6:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state has banned non-essential state-funded travel to Mississippi after that state's governor signed a law allowing religious groups and some businesses to refuse service to gay couples.
- Vermont bans official travel to Mississippi over LGBT law Updated: Apr-05-16 4:39 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The state of Vermont is banning for now official travel to Mississippi because of that state's passage of a law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.