ADOPTIONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ADOPTIONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 10th Circuit Court dismisses Utah’s same-sex marriage recognition case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58501489-78/court-sex-utah-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58501489-78/court-sex-utah-state.html.csp">10th Circuit Court dismisses Utah’s same-sex marriage recognition case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T21:21:02.105-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal appeals court Wednesday closed the book on Utah’s battle over whether married same-sex couples are entitled to spousal benefits, including the right to adopt children. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the case — a day after the state asked them to do just that and two days after Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes ordered state offices to recognize all same-sex marriages. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay and lesbian unions in the Be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58501489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:21:02 MDT Utah abandons fight to bar same-sex couples from spousal benefits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58496793-90/court-utah-sex-couples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58496793-90/court-utah-sex-couples.html.csp">Utah abandons fight to bar same-sex couples from spousal benefits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T22:47:40.017-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah began to break down the barriers keeping same-sex spouses from receiving full marital benefits this week after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay and lesbian unions in the Beehive State and 10 others in one fell swoop. In Utah, that’s meant backtracking and withdrawing from legal battles that have been underway for months. “There is no longer any need for clarification about what the status of these marriages is,” Utah Solicitor General Bridget Romano told The Salt Lake Tribu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58496793@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 22:47:40 MDT