A Republican congressman argued that the ability to procreate is the true test of marriage in a speech to a D.C. youth group.
Jesse Jacobs, who was denied his anxiety pills, suffered seizures and later died at a Galveston hospital.
The ruling comes three months after a judge ruled that opponents of Houston's controversial non-discrimination ordinance failed to force a repeal referendum.
Infidelity and intoxication led to a fatal fight between the young couple, police suspect.
Some residents of Hood County had complained about the books' presence in the public library, leading to a heated meeting -- but a decision to keep the books.
Longtime anti-LGBT activist Dave Wilson is angry the city won't heed his petition, which also demands businesses define 'gender' as one's birth-assigned sex.
Texas officials say they are reviewing the Supreme Court ruling for its impact on vital records and a change could come soon.
Their lawsuit will go forward, however, until the Hood County clerk's office promises to serve all couples, their attorney says.