Court Refuses to Block Weddings

EUGENE, Ore. — Same-sex marriage supporters in Oregon got another victory. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt same-sex weddings in Oregon while a federal appeals court considers whether a group opposed to gay marriage can intervene. The order follows an emergency appeal by the National Organization for Marriage. NOM is seeking to … Continue reading »

NOM Requests Supreme Court Action

PORTLAND, Ore. — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) says it’s asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a judge’s order declaring the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. NOM filed the request Tuesday with Justice Anthony Kennedy. Last week, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ruled that the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Oregon … Continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Reaction

EUGENE, Ore. – Same-sex marriage is now legal in Oregon and couples wasted no time making it official. The ruling came down at about noon Monday. A federal judge says the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane says Oregon’s marriage laws discriminate on the basis of … Continue reading »