Florida's governor and attorney general pledge to fight marriage equality despite U.S. Supreme Court recent refusal to review same-sex marriage appeals.
The state's top officials announced today that they won't defend West Virginia's ban on marriage equality, while two West Virginia counties are ready to issue licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
The Ninth Circuit flatly rejected arguments that legal same-sex marriage will prompt opposite-sex couples to fall into 'sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll.'
The party isn't strong enough in its opposition to marriage equality to suit Mike Huckabee, who once sought its presidential nomination. Meanwhile, another right-winger likens marriage equality to slavery.
As marriage equality remains uneven across the U.S., transgender citizens' unique marriage challenges in states like Mississippi continue to surface.
Colleen Condon and Nichols Bleckley may become the first same-sex couple to legally wed in South Carolina.
Because state officials will not appeal Tuesday's ruling striking down Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage, couples in that state can soon begin to marry, the Supreme Court announced.