Although liberal legal experts don’t foresee a disaster, they’re also not counting on marriage equality coming to all 50 states.
Documents recently released by the University of Texas show that a widely discredited study on family structures by associate professor Mark Regnerus was funded by a right-wing antigay group and intended to provide evidence that gay and lesbian parents are inadequate in order to present that argument to the Supreme Court.
'For and Against' commentator Jim Morrison explains the roads ahead for marriage equality in the Supreme Court.
Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality.
A new bill with 40 co-sponsors in the House could add some more benefits to military LGBT partners and families.
The Defense of Marriage Act still prevents some benefits from being extended to same-sex military families and couples.
Conservative Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia claims he has never publicly asserted his personal feelings on gay rights.
Because the Obama administration is no longer defending the antigay law, the Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction over it, says Vicki C. Jackson. Moreover, Republican congressional leaders have no authority to defend it, she says.
Proponents of California's ban on same-sex marriage officially submitted their brief to the Supreme Court, urging the court to uphold the vote that constitutionally banned marriage in 2008.