The U.S. Supreme Court will hear four marriage equality cases from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
The pontiff's mixed record on LGBT issues got dicier with his remarks in Manila today.
A federal judge has ruled that Michigan cannot revoke marriage from gay and lesbian couples who received marriage licenses during a 24-hour period last May when the state performed them.
A judge ruled that Michigan's decision not to recognize the marriages of 300 same-sex couples 'unquestionably wounds them deeply.'
Florida had previously refused to recognize the couple's marriage for the purpose of changing their name on their driver's licenses.
A Tennessee Presbyterian church body approves an inclusive definition of marriage, as others around the nation prepare to vote.
Randy Thomasson, who backed California's Proposition 8, says Republican governors should call on the National Guard to 'defend' marriage from same-sex couples.