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Bakery Balks at Paying Damages to Gay Couple
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The owners of a Portland-area bakery are refusing to pay $135,000 in state-ordered damages to a same-sex couple who were refused service.
Melissa and Aaron Klein, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, cited religious beliefs when they refused to bake a wedding cake for Laurel …
High Court Affirms Right to Same-sex Marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midw…
Same Sex Wedding Started to Ring Sunday
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Same-sex couples in Washington state started taking their wedding vows Sunday on the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week.
Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples picked up their marriage licenses …
Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples Issued
SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly 400 marriage licenses had been issued to gay couples in Seattle by noon Thursday, just 12 hours after the state of Washington began allowing gay marriages.
King County opened the doors to its auditor's office in Seattle just after midnight to start distributing marria…
First Washington State Same Sex Marriage Licenses to be Issued
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Ten same-sex couples were selected in a lottery Monday to receive some of the first licenses issued under the new Washington state law allowing gay marriage.
Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman held the lottery involving 15 couples that sought to receive their license at 12:01 a..…

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