A federal judge Friday set June 9 as the trial date for a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s gay-marriage ban after rejecting a request to delay the proceeding.
A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex wedding and could be defrocked after a high-profile trial that has rekindled debate over the denomination’s policy on gay marriage.
The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on tracks that could lead to the Northeast being the first full region in the country to legalize gay marriage — but the routes are hardly parallel and the horsepower anything but equal.
Gov. Tom Corbett’s comments on a CBS Television station in Harrisburg ignited a firestorm.
A same-sex couple who moved to Pennsylvania after being wed in Massachusetts has asked a court to force their new home state to recognize the marriage.
Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban in state court.
A congregation has fired its pastor for conducting the wedding of two men at a central Pennsylvania mayor’s home, the pastor said.
A Pennsylvania judge is stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying it was a clear violation of his legal authority.
For two months, an elected court clerk in the Philadelphia suburbs has been giving something to same-sex couples they have not been able to get anywhere else: a Pennsylvania marriage license.
Marriage licenses given to same-sex couples in the state are invalid because the couples were barred from marrying, just like 12-year-olds, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s attorneys said Wednesday.
An amusement park in Ohio is canceling a wedding contest after a gay couple organized a protest against the promotion.
A Pittsburgh-area mayor is finding himself in demand since agreeing to marry a same-sex couple last week.
Last week he spoke out against the ban on gay marriage and now the Mayor of Braddock is publicly defying it.
Lawyers asked a state court on Friday to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop a rogue county official from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, who cannot legally wed in Pennsylvania.