Federal court puts temporary freeze to same-sex marriages in Alaska

gay-marriageAssociated Press: Oct. 16, 2014 – 9th Circuit grants temporary stay of Alaska same-sex marriages – LGBTQ Nation.


Idaho’s Republican governor says he will not order appeal of pro-gay marriage ruling

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Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter (R-Idaho)

Associated Press: Oct. 15, 2014 – Idaho governor says he will not appeal same-sex marriage ruling – LGBTQ Nation.

The next fight for gay marriage proponents: religious exemption

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Ryan Ebersole, of Mesa, Ariz., and Rev. Stephen Govett, of Glendale, Ariz., protest a proposed “religious freedom” bill that would have allowed discrimination against LGBT people. The measure, SB 1062, was eventually vetoed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer.

Associated Press: Oct. 15, 2014 – Next fight for gay marriage advocates: religious exemptions – LGBTQ Nation.

Declaring gay marriage battle ‘over,’ North Carolina’s GOP governor calls for healing ‘on all sides’

Pat McCrory

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory

Gay Star News: Oct. 14, 2014 – North Carolina’s Republican governor will support gay marriage: ‘It’s a time for healing on all sides’ | Gay Star News.