Dustin McDaniel says he'll continue to defend the state's ban on same-sex marriage in court, however.
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May 01 2014 2:19 PM ET
Ballot initiatives to establish marriage equality in three states and reject a ban in another drove voters to the polls in 2012.
April 30 2014 5:33 PM ET
At a meeting in Rome this fall, Catholic leaders will consider the church's teachings on a range of family issues.