South Carolina May Have to Reimburse LGBT Nonprofits for Marriage Lawsuit
December 14 2014 2:25 PM ET

S.C. Might Have to Pay LGBT Nonprofits for Marriage Lawsuit

Matt Baume

The more South Carolina tries to stop marriages from happening, the more it may wind up costing them.

S.C. Bill Would Let Officials Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
December 09 2014 1:53 PM ET

S.C. Bill Would Let Officials Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Trudy Ring

The legislation would protect public employees from punishment if they cite religious beliefs in denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Marriage Equality Comes to South Carolina
November 20 2014 11:34 AM ET

BREAKING: Marriage Equality Comes to South Carolina

Sunnivie Brydum

With the Supreme Court's refusal to delay a pro-equality decision, South Carolina officially becomes the 35th state to embrace marriage equality.

WATCH: Same-Sex Couples Marry in S.C.
November 19 2014 2:04 PM ET

WATCH: Same-Sex Couples Marry in S.C.

Sunnivie Brydum

As the state's Republican leadership begs the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene, same-sex couples are being married in Charleston, S.C.

No Stay in South Carolina; Marriages Could Begin Thursday
November 18 2014 8:06 PM ET

No Stay in South Carolina; Marriages Could Begin Thursday

Lucas Grindley

Antigay state officials have Chief Justice John Roberts as their last hope to stop same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge Strikes Down South Carolina's Marriage Ban
November 12 2014 12:03 PM ET

Federal Judge Strikes Down South Carolina's Marriage Ban

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel ruled South Carolina's marriage ban unconstitutional, but placed his decision on hold until November 20.

Are These the Most Antigay Governors in America?
October 25 2014 4:05 AM ET October 26 2014 4:48 PM ET

Are These the Most Antigay State Officials in America?

Matt Baume

While other governors and attorneys general have abandoned their defense of marriage bans, officials in three states have refused to give up their quixotic antigay legal agendas.

S.C. Congressional Candidate: Beware of Gay 'Gremlins'
October 21 2014 2:37 PM ET

S.C. Congressional Candidate: Beware of Gay 'Gremlins'

Trudy Ring

Same-sex couples seeking marriage rights are 'Gremlins that will only destroy our way of life,' says Republican candidate Anthony Culler.

S.C. Won't Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples
October 09 2014 2:09 PM ET

S.C. Won't Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Trudy Ring

The state's Supreme Court, at the request of Attorney General Alan Wilson, has blocked issuance of such licenses.

Judge Accepts S.C.'s First Marriage Application From Same-Sex Couple
October 08 2014 3:34 PM ET

Judge Accepts First Same-Sex Marriage Application in S.C.

Daniel Reynolds

Colleen Condon and Nichols Bleckley may become the first same-sex couple to legally wed in South Carolina.

S.C. AG Vows to Uphold Marriage Ban
October 07 2014 3:52 PM ET

South Carolina AG Vows to Uphold Marriage Ban

Daniel Reynolds

The state's attorney general and governor will continue to deny gays and lesbians marriage rights, despite the Supreme Court letting a circuit court ruling stand that also covers South Carolina.

S.C. Mayor Becomes 500th Mayor to Support Marriage Equality
September 24 2014 10:46 AM ET

S.C. Mayor Becomes 500th Mayor to Support Marriage Equality

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Columbia, S.C.'s mayor became the 500th mayor to sign on with Freedom to Marry, a bipartisan organization asking for the end of marriage discrimination.

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