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Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed into law a bill that allows gay couples to enter civil unions.
Rhode Island lawmakers plan to hold hearings on a bill creating civil unions for gay couples next week. The bill would give gay couples who form a civil union the same state rights given to married couples in Rhode Island.
Supporters of legalizing gay marriage in Rhode Island gathered at a Statehouse rally Tuesday to protest a bill to legalize civil unions instead.
A former Marine is working to keep Republicans in New Hampshire from repealing the gay marriage law with a full page ad in the Union Leader newspaper.
In a suit stemming from the gay marriage issue, a federal judge has ruled that some of Maine’s regulations applying to independent advertising are unconstitutional.
Same-sex weddings in California are on hold indefinitely after a federal appeals court blocked the unions Monday while it considers the constitutionality of the state’s gay marriage ban.
A federal judge overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually land before the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if gays have a constitutional right to marry in America.
Massachusetts Chief Justice Margaret Marshall, who wrote the landmark ruling making the state the first to legalize gay marriage, said Wednesday she’s retiring to spend time with her husband, who has Parkinson’s disease.
Supporters and opponents of a law denying married gay couples federal benefits are waiting to see if the Obama administration will appeal a ruling from a federal judge in Massachusetts who found the law unconstitutional.