Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked to the state Supreme Court to invalidate the marriage of two women who obtained a judge's permission to wed Thursday in Austin.
Although the state's ban on same-sex marriage remains in force, Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend obtained a judge's permission to legally marry in Travis County, Texas.
Tuesday,150 LGBT-affirming faith leaders lobbied for equal rights at the Texas capitol.
A county probate judge's ruling follows a federal court decision last year.
Evidence suggests that Carlton Ray Champion, Jr., who had allegedly been dating the victim, had agreed to meet her at the time she was fatally shot.
No arrests have been made yet in the murder of Ty Underwood, but friends of the victim say police should consider the attack a hate crime.
The possible 2016 presidential contender doesn’t want the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage bans. He’d rather just amend the U.S. Constitution to forbid them.
Travis County clerk Dana DeBeauvoir says she'd defy a proposed law that would penalize officials who issue licenses to same-sex couples.