Germany poised to legalize same-sex marriage – USA TODAY


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Germany poised to legalize same-sex marriage
USA TODAY
BERLIN — Ulli Köppe didn't realize he would change history with a simple question this week to German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Why can't he marry the man he loves? Her answer at a public forum surprised everyone: He can. Merkel's about-face after …
Germany set for snap gay marriage voteBBC News
What Angela Merkel's shift on gay marriage reveals about her styleThe Economist
German parliament set to legalise same-sex marriage as issue exposes rift in Angela Merkel's Christian DemocratsThe Independent
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Will Chief Justice Roberts save same-sex marriage? – CNN International


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Will Chief Justice Roberts save same-sex marriage?
CNN International
(CNN) When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in Obergefell v. Hodges, many LGBTQ commentators recognized there could be backlash. And indeed there was. "Bathroom bills," such as House Bill 2 in North Carolina, were passed …
Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitchCNN
EXCLUSIVE: Trump to stick with conservative list for next Supreme Court pickWashington Times
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Gay marriage-recusal law survives challenge – The Robesonian


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Gay marriage-recusal law survives challenge
The Robesonian
RALEIGH — North Carolina's law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages survived a challenge Wednesday when an appeals court determined that three couples weren't harmed enough to fight the state's use of taxpayer money to apply …
NC magistrates can continue to refuse to marry gay couples after court rulingCharlotte Observer
Magistrates May Refuse Gay Marriage In NC Federal Court SaysPatch.com
Appeals court rejects challenge to gay marriage-recusal lawDurham Herald Sun

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Evangelicals, the last holdouts on gay marriage line – Washington Times


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Evangelicals, the last holdouts on gay marriage line
Washington Times
Resistance and opposition to same-sex marriage has been crumbling among Americans — save for one specific segment of society that's proving the last wall to even wider acceptance: Evangelicals. This is not entirely unexpected. But it is uncomfortable.
The gay marriage debate has been wonWashington Post (blog)
Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed ItNPR
Same-Sex Marriage Support Rises, Even Among Republicans and White EvangelicalsNewsweek
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Judge Skeptical of KQED Motion to Release Recordings of Gay Marriage Trial – KQED


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Judge Skeptical of KQED Motion to Release Recordings of Gay Marriage Trial
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Nearly seven years after federal a court judge in San Francisco declared California's ban on same-sex marriage a violation of the U.S. Constitution, the video and audio of that historic Proposition 8 trial have never seen the light of day. Although the

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Gay marriage-recusal law survives federal court challenge – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Gay marriage-recusal law survives federal court challenge
Minneapolis Star Tribune
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages survived a challenge Wednesday when an appeals court determined that three couples weren't harmed enough to fight the state's use of taxpayer money to …
Appeals court rejects challenge to gay marriage-recusal lawDurham Herald Sun
Magistrates May Refuse Gay Marriage In NC Federal Court SaysPatch.com
NC Law Allowing Gov. Officials To Refuse To Perform Gay Marriages Wins In Fed CourtThe Daily Caller

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Merkel’s Gay-Marriage Pivot Makes Her Harder to Beat – Bloomberg


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Merkel's GayMarriage Pivot Makes Her Harder to Beat
Bloomberg
A contentious issue that wasn't part of the German election campaign has now taken center stage: gay marriage. Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose Christian Democratic Union party has always opposed it on religious grounds, has acted deftly to defuse the …
German parliament paves way for gay marriage voteThe Hindu
Germany to vote on gay marriage on FridayNEWS.com.au
Is Angela Merkel about to shift her party's position on gay marriage?Deutsche Welle
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California bans travel to states that protect Christians who oppose gay ‘marriage’ – Lifesite


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California bans travel to states that protect Christians who oppose gay 'marriage'
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SACRAMENTO, California, June 27, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — The state of California has ordered a travel ban for its government employees to states that have adopted laws to protect religious freedom. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a pro

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