Same Sex Marriage
The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the Defense of Marriage Act discriminates against married same-sex couples by denying them federal benefits.
As hundreds of people gathered inside an Acushnet church for Mass on Sunday, a dozen people stood outside quietly protesting a sign they called hateful.
On Face The Nation Sunday morning, Gov. Deval Patrick said President Obama’s move to support same-sex marriage is about moral convictions and not politics.
Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday he’s proud of President Barack Obama’s leadership on the same-sex marriage issue, but he does not agree with everything the president said Wednesday.
The bottom line is, there never was a really good argument against gay marriage. The president has come in from the cold on this one.
President Barack Obama says he now supports same-sex marriage, ending months of equivocation on a subject with powerful election-year consequences.
Whether they like it or not, Republican presidential candidates are joining New Hampshire’s intensifying gay marriage debate.
Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed legislation allowing gay couples to enter into civil unions after a last-ditch effort to turn the initiative into a bill that would allow gay couples to marry failed.
WBZ’s Neil Chayet takes a look at DOMA.