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Mar 28, 2013 at 4:00 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court seems reluctant to use the legal battle over California's same-sex marriage ban to rule that all gay Americans have a constitutional right to wed, but that doesn't mean gay marriage will not be...
Mar 26, 2013 at 9:16 AM
The Supreme Court is suggesting it could find a way out of the case over California's ban on same-sex marriage without issuing a major national ruling on whether gays have a right to marry, an issue one justice said was newer than cellphones and the Internet.
Mar 25, 2013 at 7:07 AM
The Supreme Court can choose from a wide array of outcomes in ruling on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Feb 28, 2013 at 2:24 PM
In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban and turn a skeptical eye on similar prohibitions across the country.
Dec 11, 2012 at 7:40 AM
The British government says it will introduce a bill next year legalizing gay marriage - but banning the Church of England from conducting same-sex ceremonies.
Dec 9, 2012 at 9:33 AM
Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court's decision to take up the case of California's ban on same-sex unions.
Aug 10, 2012 at 2:02 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge said Friday he'll hear arguments Nov. 26 in Reno on a national gay rights advocacy group's challenge of Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage.
Jul 31, 2012 at 11:25 AM
Backers of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overrule a federal appeals court that struck down the measure as unconstitutional.
Jun 5, 2012 at 4:38 PM
The sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban plan to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a landmark appellate court ruling that struck down the law as unconstitutional.
Jun 1, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Two years after Target Corp. angered gay marriage supporters with a political donation that benefited a fiery gay marriage opponent seeking the governor's office, the retailer is now upsetting same-sex marriage opponents by selling T-shirts to raise...
Mar 5, 2012 at 8:57 AM
Martin Sheen commanded the stage with his impassioned portrayal of an attorney arguing for gay-marriage rights; Jane Lynch inspired instant response as a vehement same-sex marriage opponent; Brad Pitt dazzled as a judge.
Feb 7, 2012 at 3:47 PM
A federal appeals court has declared California's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, paving the way for a likely U.S. Supreme Court showdown on the voter-approved law.
Dec 8, 2011 at 6:24 PM
The sponsors of California's gay marriage ban renewed their effort Thursday to disqualify a federal judge because of his same-sex relationship — the first time an American jurist's sexual orientation has been cited as grounds for overturning a court decision.
Nov 17, 2011 at 11:29 AM
Responding to a pivotal question from a federal appeals court that is considering the constitutionality of the state's gay marriage ban, the California Supreme Court said the lawmaking power granted to citizens under the state constitution doesn't...
Sep 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
California's same-sex marriage ban faces its next legal test Tuesday when the state's highest court attempts to shed light on whether the voter-approved measure's backers have legal authority to appeal the federal ruling that overturned Proposition 8.