Same-Sex Couples Awaiting Court Decision

TALENT, Ore. – One week after cheering the ruling that overturned Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, local gay and lesbian couples are worried they soon won’t be able to get married at all. The National Organization for Marriage has appealed to the Supreme Court, asking for a stay in Judge Michael McShane’s ruling overturning the … Continue reading »

Decision Expected on Same-Sex Marriage

ASHLAND, Ore. — When you ask this couple how they met 15 years ago they’ll say it was euphoric. Gina DuQuenne and Josh Willow had a commitment ceremony, they call very touching. Their union is not legally recognized in the state of Oregon. Four same sex couples bringing the suit to the federal judge are … Continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Defense Denied

EUGENE, Ore. — A federal judge denied the National Organization for Marriage’s request to intervene in a same-sex marriage case Wednesday morning. The judge will not let the group defend Oregon’s ban against same-sex marriage in a court setting. Judge Michael McShane heard arguments from the National Organization for Marriage at the federal courthouse in … Continue reading »