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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9:19 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Ky. Governor Asks For Stay In Same Sex Marriage Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear

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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