On a recent afternoon, a couple walked up to the clerk’s counter at Pima County Superior Court seeking a marriage license.
PHOENIX — Gays hoping to wed in Arizona should not look for legal relief soon.
PHOENIX — A state lawmaker who also is a pastor unveiled legislation Friday designed to protect himself and other religious leaders from being forced to marry same-sex couples.
PHOENIX — Arizona officials have been forced to craft a new tax form, now that federal law recognizes gay couples who got married in states where that’s legal.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make it a merciful, more welcoming place for all.
PHOENIX — A possible 2016 vote on whether Arizonans are ready to let gay couples marry could come down to how many old people die between now and then, according to former Republican state Attorney General Grant Woods.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, a coalition of civil-rights groups is taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.
PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.
PHOENIX - Gay Arizonans who legally wed foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their spouses living here, even though Arizona won't recognize their union.
Evan Wolfson received a "B" on the law school paper that helped change the world.
Alejandra Gerardo was at work when the news broke. Her partner, Narda Rivera, was in her office when the Supreme Court announced its ruling in support of gay rights.
Michael Knaapen, left, and his husband, John Becker, embrace outside the U.S. Supreme Court after hearing that justices struck down a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
PHOENIX - For most Arizona gay couples, the two Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage offer few new benefits - even if they were legally married elsewhere.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in The Kansas City Star:
Supporters of gay marriage around the nation celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to give "married gay couples equal federal footing with other married Americans." The decision will allow gay marriages to resume in California.
See how supporters reacted.
U.S. Supreme Court left in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. That outcome probably will allow state officials to order the resumption of same-sex weddings in the nation’s most populous state in about a month.
The justices declared the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in this opinion released and read on Wednesday.
Equal Marriage Arizona Chairman Warren Meyer, right, submitted the group's initiative to the Secretary of State's Office Monday.
PHOENIX - Arizonans may get another chance to decide whether gays should be able to marry.