marriage

Seventh Circuit mandates gay marriage for Indiana

The day after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand the gay-marriage ruling by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the appellate court today issued the Baskin mandate ordering Indiana to legalize same-sex marriage. This is a mere formality, but a necessary legal move to ensure that the red state follows the law.

Hawaii resumes marriage debate in special session today

The Committee on Judiciary and Labor, chaired by Sen. Clayton Hee, will conduct a public hearing at 10:30 am Hawaii time in the auditorium at the Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St.

New Mexico Supreme Court to hear marriage case on Wednesday

The five elected justices, who tend to lean liberal on social issues according to legal experts, will hear arguments in Griego v. Oliver, in which six same-gender couples sued the State of New Mexico and the County Clerks in Santa Fe and Bernalillo counties for the freedom to marry.

Australian Capital Territory OKs marriage equality

Australian Capital Territory -- Australia's version of the District of Columbia in the U.S. -- on Tuesday made history as the first place in Australia to embrace marriage equality.