Gay Marriage Petition Gains Speed

PORTLAND, Ore. – The petition to win the freedom of gay marriage in the state of Oregon has received overwhelming support in the last 10 days, receiving a total of 37,211 signatures. The campaign, Oregon Says I Do, was shooting for 10,000 signatures in the 10 day period since July 26th, and has been pleasantly … Continue reading »

Supreme Court Rules on Marriage Equality

*UPDATE* Supreme Court clears way for same-sex unions in California, but avoids ruling on gay marriage. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from … Continue reading »