MARRIAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARRIAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217517-68/marriage-court-gay-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217517-68/marriage-court-gay-ruling.html.csp">Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional on Wednesday, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state until next month to seek an appeal. Judge Raymond P. Moore’s ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an injunction ordering that the state’s ban no longer be enforced. Colorado Republican Attorney General John Suthers and Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper had requested a stay so ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582175172014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T21:56:53.451-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217517@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:56:53 MDT Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face ‘intolerance’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58216695-68/rubio-immigration-conservatives-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58216695-68/rubio-immigration-conservatives-marriage.html.csp">Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face ‘intolerance’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T19:17:19.545-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face “intolerance” from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives. In remarks he said were likely to get him attacked as a bigot, the Florida Republican also complained to the audience at Catholic University about liberals who defend abortion rights for women but not protections for “the unborn.” While Rubio has consistently held...</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> 58216695@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:17:19 MDT Filmmaker Michael Moore’s divorce is finalized http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215003-223/moore-divorce-glynn-filmmaker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215003-223/moore-divorce-glynn-filmmaker.html.csp">Filmmaker Michael Moore’s divorce is finalized</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T08:46:02.731-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bellaire, Mich. • Filmmaker Michael Moore’s divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. Moore filed a divorce complaint on June 17, 2013, in Michigan’s Antrim County, where the couple has a lakefront home. According to a document posted to the county circuit court’s website, a consent judgment of divorce was entered and the case closed Tuesday. Moore’s filing from last year said his relationship with Glynn had broken down and there remained “no reasonab...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150032014-07-23T08:46:02.731-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T08:46:02.731-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215003@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:46:02 MDT Letter: Both papers should see other side better http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211181-82/marriage-wish-view-believe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211181-82/marriage-wish-view-believe.html.csp">Letter: Both papers should see other side better</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:37:02.619-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In high school debate we had to prepare to argue both sides of the argument as persuasively as possible, since the luck of the draw determined which point-of-view we’d be assigned in any given contest. I wish that same approach applied to the editorial boards of the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune in relation to the gay-marriage debate. I read both newspapers daily, and find that both are so entrenched in your point-of-view that you seem incapable of even articulating why this matters so much...</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> 58211181@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter of the week: Don’t forget transgender in marriage debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198125-82/marriage-transgender-equality-gender.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198125-82/marriage-transgender-equality-gender.html.csp">Letter of the week: Don’t forget transgender in marriage debate</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:44.882-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I don’t like how marriage equality is being increasingly framed as a gay and lesbian issue. It’s also a transgender issue, and it benefits heterosexual couples. My wife and I, while being lesbian, are also transgender, were married on Dec. 30, 2013. Marriages in which one or both persons is transgender have been subject to interpretation by the judge or clerk. Because someone who transitions has a sex they were born with and a gender they transitioned to, the gender of the person is frequently ...</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> 58198125@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:44 MDT Judge asked to lift Fla. Keys gay marriage stay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206214-68/gay-marriage-judge-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206214-68/gay-marriage-judge-florida.html.csp">Judge asked to lift Fla. Keys gay marriage stay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CURT ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T08:53:01.904-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The attorney for a gay couple is asking a Florida Keys judge to lift a stay in his ruling that Florida’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The motion was filed Monday morning with Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia. The judge ruled last week that the ban on same-sex marriage added to the state constitution by Florida voters in 2008 is discriminatory and violates gay people’s right to equal treatment under the law. Garcia ruled marriage licenses could be issued in Monroe Count...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062142014-07-21T08:53:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T08:53:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206214@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:53:01 MDT Rolly: Utah’s same-sex appeal is tilting at windmills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195141-82/court-utah-berman-appeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195141-82/court-utah-berman-appeal.html.csp">Rolly: Utah’s same-sex appeal is tilting at windmills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T14:39:32.167-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dan Berman is a longtime attorney who has practiced in many legal arenas and, through experience, knows a thing or two about how the U.S. Supreme Court operates. Berman, along with a number of attorneys who have deep experience with constitutional issues, is blunt about Utah’s chances of getting its appeal of the same-sex marriage decision by Judge Robert Shelby heard in the highest court in the land. Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes are tilting at windmills if they think the c...</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> 58195141@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:39:32 MDT ACLU says same-sex marriages must be recognized by state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194184-78/state-utah-marriages-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194184-78/state-utah-marriages-sex.html.csp">ACLU says same-sex marriages must be recognized by state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:09:24-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The marriages of same-sex couples who wed in Utah are valid and the state should not be allowed to “effectively divorce” them by placing their unions on hold, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday. “The act of entering into marriage is a fundamental change in legal status, which is shielded by the Constitution from state interference,” the ACLU said in a brief filed at the U.S. Supreme Court in Evans v. Utah. The ACLU filing was in response to a request by Utah that the Supreme Court...</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> 58194184@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:09:24 MDT Supreme Court grants stay in Utah marriage recognition case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198948-78/utah-sex-court-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198948-78/utah-sex-court-state.html.csp">Supreme Court grants stay in Utah marriage recognition case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:07:00.797-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Same-sex couples who wed in Utah during a 17-day window will have to continue to wait before they can receive spousal benefits. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted Utah’s request to issue an emergency order preventing the state from recognizing the more than 1,000 same-sex marriages performed in December. The order, which was issued about 3 p.m., said that U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball’s May ruling in the Evans v. Utah case — which said that Utah must recognize those marriages and give ...</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> 58198948@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:07:00 MDT Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp">Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:09:15.259-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the second time, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that states outlawing same-sex marriages are violating citizens’ rights. The first decision came in Utah’s historic case last month. On Friday, the same three-judge panel came to the same conclusion in Oklahoma’s appeal. In the latest ruling, the judges noted that though some facts and arguments presented in the Oklahoma case differ from Utah’s, their “core holding” is not affected by those differences. “State bans on the lic...</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> 58198370@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:09:15 MDT 10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp">10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage. The decision from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a ruling that struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban. But the court immediately put its decision on hold pending an appeal, meaning same-sex couples won’t be allowed to marry in the state for now. The 2-1 ruling comes after the same three-judge panel ruled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581980332014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198033@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:44:21 MDT Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court for urgent intervention to halt same-sex-marriage recognition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191860-78/utah-state-court-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191860-78/utah-state-court-sex.html.csp">Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court for urgent intervention to halt same-sex-marriage recognition</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="2014-07-17T09:30:23.697-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to issue an emergency order that would prevent the state from recognizing the marriages of thousands of gay and lesbian Utahns, because the state believes it will ultimately prevail in its fight to revive a ban on such unions. If it does, the state wrote, Utah will do “everything possible” to enforce the law. That means effectively nullifying the more than 1,000 unions gay and lesbian Utahns entered into during a 17-day window when such weddings we...</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> 58191860@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:30:23 MDT Colorado AG appeals adverse gay marriage rulings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184060-68/court-marriage-gay-ban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184060-68/court-marriage-gay-ban.html.csp">Colorado AG appeals adverse gay marriage rulings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:50:05.045-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal judge said Tuesday that he will decide by July 25 whether to order Colorado to immediately allow gay couples to marry. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore is presiding over a lawsuit against the state’s gay marriage ban. There is no dispute that he will find that the ban is unconstitutional. The only disagreement is whether he should stay his ruling or let it take effect immediately. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Monday that it’s only a matter of time un...</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> 58184060@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:50:05 MDT On marriage equality, courts strive to catch up with the rest of us ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183153-82/marriage-attorney-com-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183153-82/marriage-attorney-com-gay.html.csp">On marriage equality, courts strive to catch up with the rest of us ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:40:21.232-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The basic constitutional question that is at the nub of most big Supreme Court issues is not so much the merits of any particular question. It is about who gets to decide — the feds, the state, the city, the corporation, the church or the individual. Even though the opponents of same-sex marriage are complaining that the courts are overstepping their bounds, the effect of striking down all the state bans is that the choice of who is married is up to the individuals involved, as the culture — aka...</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> 58183153@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:40:21 MDT From polygamy to same-sex marriage, Utah leads the way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58170274-90/marriage-polygamy-utah-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58170274-90/marriage-polygamy-utah-court.html.csp">From polygamy to same-sex marriage, Utah leads the way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T13:29:44.515-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A national poll a few years ago found nearly half of Americans wrongly think that Mormons “definitely” or “probably” practice polygamy. It’s no wonder that many an American thinks of Utah — the home of the LDS Church — as a stronghold of polygamists. Heck, even Mitt Romney, probably now the world’s most well-known Mormon, joked about polygamy in 2005. “I believe marriage should be between a man and a woman … and a woman … and a woman,” he said, obviously in jest. So, to some, it ...</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> 58170274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:29:44 MDT Experts: Supreme Court may not take Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58174793-90/court-supreme-utah-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58174793-90/court-supreme-utah-marriage.html.csp">Experts: Supreme Court may not take Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal</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="2014-07-16T16:58:26.64-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For Utah, it’s Supreme Court or bust. After losing its appeal and becoming the first state in which a federal appeals court found marriage to be a fundamental right of all people — gay, straight or otherwise — Utah is done biding its time. The state wants resolution and finality. And it wants it now. This week, Utah bypassed another appeal to the full 10th Circuit. The state will instead appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Court “in coming weeks,” the attorney general’s office said. The Kitche...</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> 58174793@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:58:26 MDT Utah appealing gay-marriage case directly to Supreme Court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165963-78/court-marriage-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165963-78/court-marriage-state-utah.html.csp">Utah appealing gay-marriage case directly to Supreme Court</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="2014-07-16T17:51:30.872-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The letters were tied with blue and green ribbons, piled high in a little red wagon and pulled to the Governor’s Mansion by children to whom the words “Amendment 3” mean nothing. Weston Clark and his husband, Brandon Mark, explained what they were doing Wednesday to 4-year-old Xander in simpler terms: “Do you love our family?” the men asked their son, who nodded. “Well, then we have to fight for it.” They were among several Utahns who hand-delivered more than 3,800 signed letters to Gov. Gary H...</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> 58165963@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:51:30 MDT Republican governors’ words shift on gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177216-68/marriage-republican-gay-governors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177216-68/marriage-republican-gay-governors.html.csp">Republican governors’ words shift on gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES and ERIK SCHELZIG </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T19:09:40.158-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 07:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Deep in the nation’s Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage, an explosive social issue that has divided American families and politics for years. While the Republican Party’s religious conservatives continue to fight against same-sex marriage, its governors appear to be backing off their opposition— in their rhetoric, at least. For some, the shift may be more a matter of tone than substance as the GOP tries to at...</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> 58177216@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:09:40 MDT Judge: Gay couples can keep marrying in Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171653-68/marriage-colorado-gay-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171653-68/marriage-colorado-gay-judge.html.csp">Judge: Gay couples can keep marrying in Colorado</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:55:37.643-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state’s gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday. The decision added to the national confusion over same-sex marriage, as the judge said a county clerk can continue giving marriage licenses to gay couples despite what the state’s attorney general calls “legal chaos” as the issue makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. An hour after the ruling, Denver’s clerk said she would join her counterpart in the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581716532014-07-11T10:55:37.643-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:55:37.643-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171653@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:55:37 MDT Judge allowing gay marriage in Colorado adds to confusion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170593-68/marriage-colorado-judge-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170593-68/marriage-colorado-judge-gay.html.csp">Judge allowing gay marriage in Colorado adds to confusion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state’s gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday. The decision by District Court Judge Andrew Hartman added to the national confusion over same-sex marriage, as he found a county clerk can continue giving marriage licenses to gay couples despite what the state’s attorney general calls “legal chaos” as the issue makes its way to the Colorado and U.S. Supreme Courts. An hour after Hartman issued his rulin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581705932014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T13:49:59.276-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170593@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:49:59 MDT