The attorney handling a marriage equality suit in South Dakota says one will come to the neighboring state shortly; meanwhile, the mayor of Thompson, N.D., is speaking out for equal marriage rights.
Lawyer Paul Smith says a marriage equality case could reach the Supreme Court next year and receive a favorable ruling.
In a news conference, Gov. Gary Herbert expresses displeasure with officials in other states who won't defend bans on same-sex marriage, and he comes close to saying being gay is a choice.
The National Organization for Marriage has been losing at the ballot box, in courthouses, and in public opinion, but now the group's shady practices provide another hurdle.
A new Gallup poll shows that 55 percent of American voters support marriage equality, but another poll by Politico suggests lingering dissent.