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Charles Krauthammer: Oppose proclamations from on high and you’re a ‘denier’

Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.

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New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

PHOENIX — Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state’s ban is illegal.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples, including one in Tucson, to allow them to marry.

February 25, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Gov. Brewer can stop insidious bill

Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

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.

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Gay-marriage opponents ask court to intervene

SAN FRANCISCO — Less than 24 hours after California started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, lawyers for the sponsors of the state’s gay-marriage ban filed an emergency motion Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the weddings being performed in San Francisco.

June 29, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…
Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

PHOENIX — Partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, the U.S. Supreme Court established in a ruling this morning.

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PDF: U.S. Supreme Court upholds trial court: California's Prop. 8 is unconstitional

PDF: U.S. Supreme Court upholds trial court: California's Prop. 8 is unconstitional

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.

June 26, 2013 2:26 pmLoading…
Reaction to court ruling on marriage provision

Reaction to court ruling on marriage provision

Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:

June 26, 2013 10:14 am Related Loading…

Supreme Court rulings bolster gay marriage

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.

June 26, 2013 7:31 am Related Loading…

Supreme Court: 'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.

June 26, 2013 7:04 am Related Loading…

Ariz. group to seek same-sex marriage initiative

PHOENIX — Arizonans may get a third chance to decide the issue of whether gays should be able to wed in this state.

June 17, 2013 12:04 pmLoading…
Former Tucson Congressman Jim Kolbe to marry partner this weekend

Former Tucson Congressman Jim Kolbe to marry partner this weekend

Former Tucson Congressman Jim Kolbe plans to marry his partner of eight years on Saturday in Washington, D.C., where same-sex marriage is allowed by law.

May 14, 2013 1:57 pmLoading…

Arizona poll shows support for gay marriage

PHOENIX — A new statewide survey suggests that if Arizonans were asked about it today, it’s more likely gay couples would be able to marry here.

May 14, 2013 12:41 pmLoading…

Supreme Court to review same-sex marriage cases

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday decided to tackle the same-sex marriage issue head on, agreeing to review the legal challenge to California’s Proposition 8 and another case involving the federal government’s ban on benefits for same-sex couples.

December 07, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.

December 07, 2012 1:31 pmLoading…

Archbishop to urge N.J. Catholics to vote in defense of marriage

HACKENSACK, N.J. — In a sweeping pastoral statement to be made public Tuesday, the leader of more than 1 million North Jersey Catholics urges them to vote “in defense of marriage and life,” and warns that the passage of same-sex marriage laws might lead to a government crackdown on their rel…

September 24, 2012 9:07 pmLoading…
Gay-marriage opponents rally at Chick-fil-A's here

Gay-marriage opponents rally at Chick-fil-A's here

An executive at a medical manufacturing firm lost his job after a YouTube video of him verbally ambushing a young employee at a Tucson Chick-fil-A went viral.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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