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Proposition 8

How DOMA harms older LGBT couples

With a Supreme Court decision expected this month in two marriage cases, a panel conducted this morning discusses the harms of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on older same-sex couples.

TODAY: Catholic bishops ask faithful to pray, fast that Prop 8 is upheld

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has asked Catholics to pray, fast, and abstain from meat on May 3 “for the justices of the US Supreme Court, that they would respect the authentic meaning of marriage by upholding California’s Proposition 8.”

Same-sex marriage: Rhode Island is next, but where after that?

With Rhode Island poised to become the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly scheduled for Thursday, supporters of marriage equality are shifting their focus to other states.

Mormon Church abandons its crusade against gay marriage

"The Mormon Church has lost so many members and suffered such a black eye because of all its anti-gay activities that they really had no choice. I am hopeful that the Catholic Church cannot be far behind."

First impression: Supreme Court justices don't like DOMA

The initial impression is that if the high court takes the case, instead of refusing it because of serious questions about legal standing, it that a clear majority of justices are in favor of striking down DOMA.

News analysis: Takeaways from SCOTUS on Prop 8

Court observers said the justices didn't like the "50-state solution" nor the "9-state solution." Could they punt? Even that would kill Prop 8.