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February 25th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Holder the most "activist" Attorney General?

Eric Holder urges states' attorneys general to be 'suspicious' of legal classifications based on sexual orientation, telling them they do not have to uphold their states' bans on same-sex marriage. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin explains the move is part of Holder's more activist streak in the last six months.

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Filed under: Eric Holder • Jeffrey Toobin • Same-sex marriage
February 14th, 2014
07:01 PM ET

Virginia's same-sex marriage ban falls

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional - the latest in a sweep of federal judges ruling against states' bans. CNN's Joe Johns reports.


Filed under: Joe Johns • Same-sex marriage • Virginia
January 23rd, 2014
08:07 PM ET

Virginia Attorney General explains his shift on same-sex marriage

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring was just sworn in days ago, but today he announced his decision to no longer support the state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying the law is unconstitutional and that Virginia needs to be on the 'right side of history.'

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Filed under: Interviews • Same-sex marriage • Virginia
January 6th, 2014
07:10 PM ET

Archbishop: Pope focuses on the person

President of the U.S. Conference of Bishops, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the popularity of Pope Francis - and whether the Church will ever change its position on same-sex marriage.

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Filed under: Interviews • Pope Francis • Same-sex marriage • Wolf Blitzer
September 2nd, 2013
07:09 PM ET

Dick Cheney's daughters in a public feud

The daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney spar over same-sex marriage. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Dick Cheney • Liz Cheney • Same-sex marriage
July 2nd, 2013
06:53 PM ET

Deen uses Prop 8 ruling in suit defense

Paula Deen hopes the ruling allowing legal same-sex marriage in California will help her in a discrimination lawsuit.

RELATED STORY: Paula Deen invokes same-sex marriage ruling in lawsuit defense


Filed under: Jeffrey Toobin • Paula Deen • Same-sex marriage
July 1st, 2013
10:34 AM ET

California lifts same-sex marriage ban

A federal appeals court has lifted its ban on same-sex marriages in California, effective immediately.

RELATED STORY: High court lets same-sex marriages in California continue


Filed under: California • Kamala Harris • Same-sex marriage
June 27th, 2013
11:41 AM ET

Watch the best moments from gay day

Emotions run high, and interns run fast, as same-sex couples celebrate rulings with kisses and proposals.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Same-sex marriage • Supreme Court
June 27th, 2013
11:27 AM ET

Same-sex marriage in the Crossfire

CNN Crossfire hosts Newt Gingrich & Stephanie Cutter debate the Supreme Court rulings regarding same-sex marriage.

RELATED STORY: Key quotes from Supreme Court ruling on Defense of Marriage Act


Filed under: Crossfire • Same-sex marriage • Supreme Court
June 27th, 2013
11:21 AM ET

Kamala Harris: Let gay couples marry now

California Attorney General Kamala Harris comments on the Supreme Court's ruling that allows same-sex marriage to resume.

RELATED STORY: After historic court rulings, what's next for gay rights movement?


Filed under: California • Same-sex marriage • Wolf Blitzer
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