LGBT organizations are taking aim at discriminatory marriage laws in two traditionally conservative states.
The couples challenging the ban want it suspended while they await a trial in the case.
A Senate committee advanced an anti–marriage equality constitutional amendment that differs from one approved three years ago — possibly delaying a public vote on it.
Roy Moore, who once gained fame but lost his judicial position over a Ten Commandments monument, wants to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage — an idea that's gone nowhere before.
Flanked by pro- and anti-equality protestors, the first of two cases hoping to strike down Virginia's ban on marriage equality was heard at the federal courthouse today in Norfolk, Va.