Same Sex Marriage

Local/Regional News
1:45 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Governor Defends Arguments In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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Local/Regional News
9:19 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Ky. Governor Asks For Stay In Same Sex Marriage Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
Credit wuky.org

The state's contracted legal team has wasted little time in appealing a ruling in the same-sex marriage case.

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Local/Regional News
3:56 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Fairness Legislation Receives First Ever Hearing

The Kentucky House Judiciary Committee made history Wednesday by hearing discussion of a statewide fairness law.

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Local/Regional News
5:16 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Judge Grants 21-Day Delay On Same-Sex Marriages

A federal judge has given Kentucky until March 20 to implement his order granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states.

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Local/Regional News
4:50 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Ky. Lawmaker: Third Party Could Potentially Challenge Federal Marriage Ruling

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Kentucky are exploring options for challenging the recent ruling striking down the state's marriage amendment.

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Local/Regional News
3:51 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Fairness Rally Fills State Capitol Rotunda

LGBT supporters rallied at the Capitol Wednesday
Credit Josh James / WUKY

LGBT advocates sent chants of “Fairness!” through the state Capitol Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
6:48 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Judge: Woman Must Testify Against Partner

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A judge has ruled the same-sex partner of a woman charged with murder must testify against her.

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7:17 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Ky. AG Staying Out Of Same Sex Privilege Issue

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky's attorney general is staying out of a dispute over whether a law exempting spouses from testifying against each other applies to same-sex couples, as prosecutors seek to force a woman to take the stand in her female partner's coming murder trial.

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10:21 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Ky. Couple Challenges Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville couple on Friday challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriages, saying the state isn't putting them and other same-sex couples on equal footing with other married couples.

Gregory Bourke and Michael Deleon are asking a federal judge in Louisville to require the state to recognize valid unions from other states and countries.

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