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Mexican president proposes legalizing gay marriage

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has proposed legalizing gay marriage. Pena Nieto said Tuesday that he has signed initiatives that would seek to enshrine same-sex marriage in the country's constitution and the federal civil code. More>>

Same-sex couple issued 1st marriage license in KY

A same-sex couple received a marriage license for the first time in Rowan County, Kentucky, Friday. More>>

Jailed clerk's husband says she won't resign

The husband of a Kentucky court clerk jailed for refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay couples says she won't resign and will stay in jail for as long as it takes.  More>>

UPDATE: Most deputy clerks agree to marriage licenses, clerk in jail

A federal judge has ordered a defiant Kentucky clerk to jail after she refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. More>>

Tennessee store owner replaces 'No Gays Allowed' sign

An East Tennessee hardware store owner who put up a No Gays Allowed sign in response to the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage says he decided to take a bold stand for his beliefs. More>>

Democrats want to remove marriage definition in constitution

Wisconsin Democrats say they want to eliminate nullified language in the state's constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. More>>

Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. More>>

Same-sex marriages boost total marriage numbers in 2014

A state report shows the legalization of gay marriage last year boosted the number of couples tying the knot to the highest rate Wisconsin has reported since 2007. More>>

Same sex couple files lawsuit over birth certificate

A married same sex couple has filed a federal lawsuit against the Wisconsin Department of Health Services saying their birth certificate form did not allow them to put both of their names down as parents. More>>

Business group holds wedding expo for gay couples

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce says it will hold a wedding expo for same-sex couples in anticipation of gay marriage becoming legal in Wisconsin. More>>

Sen. Tammy Baldwin statement on marriage ruling

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin made the following statement after a federal judge's ruling on same-sex marriage: More>>

Van Hollen's statement about same-sex marriage

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen made the following statement after a federal judge's ruling on same-sex marriage: More>>

Same-sex marriage ruling impacts state economy

Across the state, hundreds upon hundreds of couples are celebrating after Friday's ruling to strike down the ban on same-sex marriage.

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