Tag: married couples

‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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Delaware may be next civil unions state

With a marriage bill advancing in neighboring Maryland, Delaware lawmakers have proposed civil unions for that state, according to WBOC in Dover. Equality Delaware helped craft the legislation. The bill is intended to give...

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2 new lawsuits challenge Defense of Marriage Act

LARRY NEUMEISTER and PAT EATON-ROBB  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — Gay civil rights groups trying to build momentum for a possible Supreme Court showdown filed two lawsuits Tuesday, Nov. 9 that seek to strike down portions of a...

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Calif. lawmakers ask Obama, Congress to repeal DOMA

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are asking President Barack Obama and Congress to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, saying it discriminates against same-sex married couples. The state Senate...

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ACLU sues Alaska over same-sex property taxes

MARY PEMBERTON  |  Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Aug. 3 challenging the way property taxes are assessed for households headed by same-sex couples. State...

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